Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

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  • 1 English cucumber (peeled and grated)
  • 2 cups greek yogurt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill (chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium8% DV180mg
    Fat3% DV2g
    Protein4% DV2g
    Carbs2% DV5g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories45Calories from Fat20
    Total Fat2g3%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat20
    Total Carbohydrate5g2%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C6%

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


    Carlos 3 months ago
    Good recipe. Definitely add salt and pepper to your preferred taste.
    Jenn Pardue 3 months ago
    The sauce had a wonderful texture, creamy and not runny but it was overly lemony for my taste. Next time will use half of the lemon called for. Overall I really enjoyed it. Served it with toasted Naan bread and grilled chicken tenders.
    Kristin 6 months ago
    Very good! We will make this again
    Hennessey 7 months ago
    very easy and yummy! i used dried dill and it worked
    eschlee 10 months ago
    Really good! Would make again
    Emily a year ago
    This was amazing. I made it for a party and everyone commented on it. It looked like too much liquid, but after it sat for about 5 minutes it was perfect consistency. This will be my go-to tzatziki.
    Damaygo . a year ago
    So Good! I think I might have put too much lemon but regardless!
    Andrea Cody a year ago
    Loved it! Thank you!!!
    Easy recipe to make but a little too bland for my taste.
    Rhonda Flood a year ago
    This recipe was DELICIOUS!
    Jenn T. a year ago
    Delicious! Super easy! My husband loved it!!
    Amarillo Arraiz a year ago
    Well. I loved the difference between dry dill and fresh dill. I made a bit less than the recipe. I should have recude to one garlic. But it tastes refreshing and super tasty.
    Tiffany white 2 years ago
    it's not zoe's but for homemade it's really good
    Javonne78 2 years ago
    Too much dill for that amount of yogurt. Otherwise good
    Amy S. 2 years ago
    Delicious, adding this recipe to my back pocket for the future. Halved this recipe and had plenty for days. used on Chicken pitas, as dip for veggie crisps, and on top salmon with rice. So versatile and Healthy.
    Brenda Fleming 2 years ago
    I used extra garlic but this was delicious!! I will be making on a regular basis!
    Mary G. 2 years ago
    I love it and now it’s a family favorite. Simple healthy and delicious!
    Mollie 2 years ago
    AMAZING It was the best thing I have ever tasted
    Sarah Yousuff 2 years ago
    So easy to make, yet flavorful. I used cucumber and dill from my garden which added an enhanced level of freshness.
    Paula Love 2 years ago
    Wonderful! Added a TBS of sour cream and about 2x as much lemon juice. flavors develop perfectly after 24 hours in the refrigerator.
    Tara F. 2 years ago
    I added a little sour cream and regular plain yogurt in addition to all greek yogurt. couldn't find fresh dill so I had to get a squeeze tube from the produce refrigerator section. a little extra s&p and is fantastic!
    Nicole F. 2 years ago
    this is so good! its zesty and delicious
    Michael W. 2 years ago
    Not bad, but light on flavor. Next time I will probably substitute the cucumber with spinach and add Adobo seasoning. I'll serve it over cold strips of lightly blanched cucumber to keep to it's roots.
    Amanda Lewis 3 years ago
    easy I used seeded peeled regular cucumber... I shredded the cucumber over the yougurt to get all the juice!
    Patricia R. 3 years ago
    I made this dip for a yearly get together with friends. They loved it and if really wasn't hard to make.
    Kaidi A. 3 years ago
    Delicious! Will make it again, I used lime juice and chopped garlic. It was superb with fresh ciabatta and white wine.
    Bob S. 3 years ago
    Excellent (& standard as a base) recipe prior to infusing dill weed. The addition of dill weed was something I had previously tried with great success. The addition of dill (IMHO) is definitely beneficial... -
    Kim E. 3 years ago
    I agree with other posters keep it traditional with no dill, and I add so much fresh garlic that it's a little on the hot side.
    Susan W. 3 years ago
    I make this all the time but use mayonnaise to keep it dairy free. Fabulous taste and love the crunch from the cucumbers!
    Lana H. 3 years ago
    It is true that the traditional Greek sauce does not use dill, but the addition of dill gives this good sauce more of a middle eastern taste. It is .delicious with a chicken and rice dinner or as a dip for pita chips or as a spread.