Vegan Sumac Sauce

This low-fat, vegan yogurt dressing locks in the flavours of zesty lemon, fresh coriander, and tangy sumac. Ready in 5 minutes, it's perfect with salads and wraps.

Vegan Sumac Sauce with Yogurt


Nutrition per serving
Net Carbs3.8 g1.4%
of which Sugars1.9 g2.1%
Fibers1 g3.4%
Fats0.8 g1.2%
of which Saturates0.1 g0.6%
of which Omega 30 g3.6%
Proteins1 g2.1%
Calcium43 mg4.3%
Vitamin A2 mcg0.3%
Vitamin C10 mg13.5%
Iron0.4 mg2.7%
Potassium34 mg1%
Sodium19 mg0.8%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Kcal26 1.3%
Macro split
  • net carbs 58%
  • sugars 29%
  • fats 12%
  • saturates 2%
  • proteins 15%
  • fibers 15%
*RDA based on a 2000 kcal diet;
**Nutritional data sources: USDA, food labels.
26 per serving

Seasoning your dish with a flavourful dressing is a quick way to take your meal to the next level. Our vegan sumac sauce bursts with refreshing lemony notes, and it's ready in just 5 minutes.

We made a tasty combo of plant-based soy yogurt, zesty lemon, garlic, fresh coriander, and the beautiful sumac. That's it — simple and delicious.

Sumac is a very popular spice in Lebanese and Middle Eastern cuisine, and it's a staple ingredient in the world-famous za'atar seasoning. It's also used to prepare meat rubs and marinades, or it's simply dusted on salads.

This deep red spice can add a unique citrusy, lightly sour taste to any dish. In this recipe, we mixed it with lemon and coriander to highlight its distinctive flavour. When combined with yogurt, sumac also gives a cute purple tone to the sauce.

You can use this sumac yogurt sauce in Lebanese recipes like couscous or tabbouleh. It's also great with roasted veggies, pasta salads, wraps, and sandwiches.

This dressing has only 17 calories and less than 1 gram of fats in a two-tablespoon serving. It makes a fantastic diet-friendly alternative to other condiments like mayo or ranch dressing that you can enjoy guilt-free.

For more healthy dressing to try next, check out this vegan silken tofu hollandaise, turmeric ginger salad dressing, and lime tahini vinaigrette!


Measuring System
Soy Yogurt240 g
Small Lemon (zested and juiced)1
Sumac1 tbsp
Garlic Powder1/4 tsp
Fresh Coriander1 tbsp
Salt to taste

Step 1

Add soy yogurt, lemon juice and zest, sumac, garlic powder, chopped coriander, and salt to a bowl.

soy yogurt with sumac lemon and coriander

Step 2

Give all a good stir until the ingredients are well incorporated. Then, taste the sauce and adjust the salt if needed.

Serve the dressing right away or store it in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

lemon sumac sauce


  • You can substitute coriander with parsley in the same amount.

  • Swap 1/4 tsp of garlic powder with one minced fresh garlic for a more pungent flavour.