Lemon Dill Sauce for Salmon

This quick and easy lemon-dill sauce is fast to make and goes perfectly with salmon or other fish but also works well with steamed vegetables.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
2 servings


  • 6 tablespoons whipped cream cheese

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice, or to taste

  • ¼ cup low-fat milk

  • ½ teaspoon chopped fresh dill

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Heat cream cheese and lemon juice in a saucepan over medium heat and whisk until smooth. Slowly whisk in milk until incorporated and continue to heat until warmed through. Season with dill, salt, and pepper.

Cook's Note:

Adjust milk quantity of you want a thinner or thicker sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

169 Calories
16g Fat
3g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 169
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 141mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 4mg 18%
Calcium 71mg 5%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 108mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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