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Tzatziki Sauce

Make this Tzatziki Sauce Recipe in only 5 mins and 6 basic ingredients. This creamy Greek yogurt sauce is easy to make and perfect with gyros, kebabs & pita.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 123kcal
Author Yumna Jawad


  • 2 Persian cucumbers
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt 2% fat
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice plus 1 tablespoon zest
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill chopped
  • Pinch salt


  • Peel the cucumber and grate with the larger blades of a cheese grater. Drain any liquid from the cucumber and transfer to a medium size mixing bowl
  • Add the yogurt, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice and olive oil and stir to combine until creamy. Fold in the chopped dill and season with salt.
  • Serve with pita, vegetables or on top of gyros or kebabs.



Storage: Store any leftovers in an airtight container. The sauce will last up to 3-4 days in the fridge.
Make Ahead Tips: You can make the tzatziki sauce up to a day in advance and double or triple the recipe to have it on hand to use it for a few days.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 83IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 0.2mg