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A bowl of tzatziki served with pita bread and vegetables.
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Tzatziki Sauce

This tzatziki sauce is a creamy blend of Greek yogurt, cucumber, lemon juice, garlic and fresh herbs, all mixed together to make a zesty condiment or dip. Homemade tzatziki takes just minutes to make, and tastes way better than what you'd buy at the grocery store.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword tzatziki, tzatziki sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 62kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 2 cups plain Greek yogurt I prefer full fat, but low fat and non fat also work
  • 1 cup grated cucumber I use English cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil plus more for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill minced, plus more for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  • Squeeze excess water from the cucumber.
  • Place the Greek yogurt, grated cucumber, garlic, olive oil, dill, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  • Stir until the mixture is thoroughly combined.
  • Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate for up to 5 days. Garnish with a drizzle of olive oil and chopped dill before serving.

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Nutrition

Calories: 62kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 164mg | Potassium: 71mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 8IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg