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5 from 1 vote

Skordalia - Greek Garlic Dipping Sauce

Skordalia is a easy and tasty dipping sauce that makes a great addition to any salad platter.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: appetisers
Author: Karon Grieve


  • 1 medium potato approx 125g/4 oz
  • 2 fat cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp minced fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp dried Greek oregano
  • 1/2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup good quality olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • satl and pepper to season


  • Boil the potato in its skin to keep the flesh as dry as possible then peel and mash
  • Peel garlic and press through a garlic crusher and add to the potato
  • Revitalise the dried oregano by adding 1/2 tsp boiling water to it for 5 minutes then press out the water
  • Add this and the rosemary, vinegar, oil and yogurt to the potato and mix thoroughly
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste and add a little water if the sauce is too thick


vegetarian, gluten free