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Kalamata Yogurt Sauce Recipe

Jenny from Not Entirely Average
A 5-minute yogurt sauce recipe assembled with fresh herbs, briny Kalamatas, and tangy Greek yogurt is delish for dipping and on sandwiches.
5 from 1 vote
Servings: 8 servings
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 8 servings
Calories 57 kcal



  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt full fat or 2%, your preference
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup Kalamata olives pitted; chopped
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons brine from the olives
  • 2 tablespoons mint leaves fresh; finely chopped
  • sea salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste


  • To a small mixing bowl, add the plain yogurt and 1 or 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise, the extra-virgin olive oil, and 2 or 3 tablespoons of the brine from the olive jar. Whisk until smooth. Taste and adjust mayonnaise and/or olive brine accordingly.
  • Next, add a big pinch of salt, the chopped Kalamatas, and the finely chopped mint leaves. Stir well to combine. Taste the sauce again and add black pepper if required. Adjust salt if necessary.


Please Note that table salt and iodized salt are NOT substitutions for sea salt. Do not use table salt or iodized salt in any of the recipes you find on Not Entirely Average UNLESS specified otherwise.
Store Leftover Sauce under refrigeration in an airtight container with a tight-fitting lid up to 5 days. Stir before using.
For the Full Parsley Pesto Salmon Recipe seen in this post, click here.  To assemble sliders, slice sweet Hawaiian rolls and pile high with crisp Romaine leaves, warm or chilled Parsley Pesto Salmon, and spoon heaps of Kalamata Yogurt Sauce over top. Enjoy!


Serving: 1servingCalories: 57kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 126mgPotassium: 28mgFiber: 0.3gSugar: 0.5gVitamin A: 79IUVitamin C: 0.4mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 0.1mg
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