Easy BBQ Greek Yogurt Dipping Sauce

BBQ Greek yogurt dipping sauce is the perfect recipe to whip up for dipping chicken tenders or slathering on a burger. It’s creamy, smoky, and has a hint of sweetness. It’s the perfect leftover Greek yogurt recipe. My husband and I love keeping a batch whipped up at all times. It’s that delicious!

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BBQ Greek Yogurt Dipping Sauce Recipe Inspiration

As a lifelong BBQ sauce lover, I always keep a bottle in our fridge. It also doesn’t help we live in Tennessee, land of the barbecue haha! Anyway, one night we ran out of sauce so I decided to grab a few seasonings and unused Greek yogurt and started experimenting. We loved it so much we’ve been making it ever since!

Reasons You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It’s a healthy from scratch version of regular BBQ sauce
  • Tastes delicious with fries and chicken strips
  • It’s got protein from the Greek yogurt to help keep you full

How to Make Ahead

Make this yogurt dipping sauce up to 2 weeks ahead of time.

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plain unsweetened Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp hot sauce
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp raw honey
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika (not regular, most be smoked)

Kitchen Tools You’ll Need

Instructions

Mix all ingredients in a small bowl until combined and serve with your favorite meal!

How to Serve

Serve with fries and chicken strips for dipping or top a cheeseburger for a delicious twist.

Storage Instructions

Store this dipping sauce in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. The first 7 days will have the best texture and flavor.

Variations

  • swap Greek yogurt for unsweetened plain yogurt
  • for a dairy-free version swap Greek yogurt for coconut yogurt
  • for a less tangy twist swap Greek yogurt for sour cream
spoon ready to serve sauce
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Recipe FAQ

Can I use regular paprika for this recipe?

Not for this recipe, you’ll want to use smoked paprika for the BBQ taste.

Can I use substitute plain yogurt for Greek yogurt?

Yes, you can substitute plain unsweetened yogurt for Greek yogurt.

How can I make dipping sauce dairy-free?

Swap the Greek yogurt for a dairy-free coconut or cashew yogurt. Try to find one that doesn’t have vanilla in it.

Can I substitute sour cream for Greek yogurt?

Yes, you can substitute sour cream for Greek yogurt. It’s a perfect swap.

Can you heat this Greek yogurt dip?

You can heat this sauce on the stovetop over low heat never in the microwave. You’ll want to whisk or stir the sauce while heating to ensure it doesn’t separate. Don’t let it get to a boil.

Can I use this dipping sauce to marinade chicken?

Yes, this sauce would make a perfect marinade! The Greek yogurt will tenderize the chicken and keep it juicy. The seasoning blend will give it a delicious BBQ flavor.

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bowl of sauce with a spoon full of dip

BBQ Greek Yogurt Dipping Sauce

Molly LaFontaine of Plum Branch Home
BBQ Greek yogurt dipping sauce is the perfect recipe to whip up for dipping chicken tenders or slathering on a burger. It's creamy, smoky, and has a hint of sweetness. It's the perfect leftover Greek yogurt recipe. My husband and I love keeping a batch whipped up at all times. It's that delicious!
Prep Time 2 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 1.5 cup

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup plain unsweetened Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp hot sauce
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp raw honey
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika (not regular, most be smoked)

Instructions
 

  • Mix all ingredients in a small bowl until combined and serve with your favorite meal!
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