Empanada Sauce Recipe

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Suzanne Modified: December 15, 2021
Empanada Sauce Recipe


How To Make Empanada Sauce

This empanada sauce is flavored with cilantro and lime. This is also great for pairing with crisp fresh veggies or as a tortilla dip.

Prep: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins


  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 lime, juice and zest
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup water, more if you prefer a thinner consistency
  • ½ avocado
  • ¾ cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ¼ cup green onion, white parts removed
  • 1 tsp kosher salt


  1. In a food processor, add the Greek yogurt, lime juice and half the zest, olive oil, water, avocado, cilantro, garlic, green onion, and salt.

  2. Pulse on high until fully combined. Add more water if needed to thin out the sauce.

  3. Serve with homemade Chicken Empanadas!


  • Sugar: 6g
  • :
  • Calcium: 179mg
  • Calories: 503kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 23g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Fat: 43g
  • Fiber: 10g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 30g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g
  • Potassium: 841mg
  • Protein: 14g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 2383mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 1244IU
  • Vitamin C: 38mg
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