Walnuts sauce

Walnut sauce, also known as Tarator or Walnut Dip, is a traditional sauce from the Balkans and Mediterranean regions that is often served with grilled meats, vegetables, or as a dip for bread. Here’s a simple recipe to make walnut sauce:


  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. In a food processor, pulse the walnuts until they are finely ground.
  2. Add the water, yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and pepper to the food processor. Process until the mixture is smooth and well combined.
  3. Taste the sauce and adjust the seasoning as needed.
  4. Transfer the walnut sauce to a serving dish and garnish with additional chopped walnuts, if desired.
  5. Serve the walnut sauce with grilled meats, roasted vegetables, or as a dip for bread.

Note: You can also add other ingredients, such as fresh herbs like dill or parsley, to customize the flavor of your walnut sauce. Enjoy!

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