Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt and Cucumber Sauce) Recipe | Yummly

Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt and Cucumber Sauce)

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  • 3 cups greek yogurt (or regular plain yogurt, strained as described above)
  • 1 lemon (about 3 T juice)
  • 1 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 2 cucumber (medium, seeded and diced)
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt (for salting cucumbers)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill (finely chopped, can substitute mint leaves for a slightly different version)
  • ground black pepper
  • kosher salt
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium115% DV2770mg
    Fat11% DV7g
    Protein20% DV10g
    Carbs8% DV25g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories190Calories from Fat60
    Total Fat7g11%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat60
    Total Carbohydrate25g8%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C60%

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


    Simple, quick to fix and delicious! what else could you ask for?
    Adding some vineger and removing the seeds if its a fat cucmber(like one from Wal-Mart) bastly changes the taste for the better
    Ashley Gluth a month ago
    Love it!!!!! My first try making tzatziki at home. This recipe was perfect.
    Michelle 2 months ago
    Fine and I used sour cream, mayo and ricotta as a sub for the Greek yogurt my step-dot ate.
    Katie 2 months ago
    This is the best tzatziki ever! This came out so well bc I followed all the instructions to minimize the amount of water. I will def be making this again. Served it with baked Greek meatballs also from this site. Greek salad on the side. Yumm!
    J'Qulin 2 months ago
    I liked it, followed recipe, but it was a little thin. It felt like something was missing, couldn't figure it out. Still good recipe.
    mark shramek 3 months ago
    sit was great. however it makes a lot of sauce so you may want to adjust the recipe a bit if you dont need a lot.
    Reed 3 months ago
    not too bad i think ill use just a hair less cucumber next time. It was a bit runny, but flavor was great.
    Melissa Fandrey 3 months ago
    Paired amazingly with my one pan Greek chicken
    Melody F. 9 months ago
    Delicious recipe. I will definitely try it again.
    Jamie Hester 10 months ago
    it was excellent.... exactly what i remember from overseas. this recipe makes far too much, so i suggest cutting it in half. also, i prefer sour cream to the yogurt.
    Helen Ding a year ago
    Turned out great! The serving size was huge though so I’d recommend cutting this recipe in half unless you are serving a large party.
    Ana a year ago
    Totally easy to do! I used 1 cucumber and 3 cups of Greek yogurt. It tasted amazing recently done and after two hours on the fridge it tasted even better. The cucumber was easy to work with, next time will use mint to see how it turns out
    Hannah Griffin 2 years ago
    very good! just made A LOT so maybe cut the recipe in half if you arent planning on using a lot of it
    Melissa Malejko 2 years ago
    Yum! I've never had a bad tzatziki and this was no exception. Brilliant idea to take out the cucumber "cores" - why have I never thought of that? I grated mine but otherwise sid everything the same. I know it'll taste even better tomorrow.
    Alexa Berkenpas 2 years ago
    Super yummy! I didn’t let the cucumbers dry out and it turned out fine
    Aaron R. 2 years ago
    awesome recipe, added a tsp of honey
    Jannine 2 years ago
    Great sauce. Tastes as good as my favorite tzatziki on a gyro. I used it for a vegetable dip at a party and it was a hit. Easy to make, super healthy!
    J Lewis 2 years ago
    truly delicious! I made half the recipe and used dried dill instead of fresh (1/3 amount, per YouTube experts lol) and it really turned out fabulous
    George 2 years ago
    bomb af. switched lemon for lime.
    Elizabeth 2 years ago
    Pretty good very tasty ! Will be great on the baked salmon
    Benjy N. 2 years ago
    i made a half portion. it was easy to prepare and tasted great.
    Willam Cooper 2 years ago
    Used dried parsley so it would be stronger and it turned out perfect after I added less cucumbers. Amazing and goes perfect with all the Greek staples and more,
    Kate 2 years ago
    Hard for a beginner. Halve the recipe unless you want a vat of tzatziki.
    Lauren R. 2 years ago
    Makes a lot of sauce, but it tastes very fresh and everyone loved it. Very easy to make, will definitely do it again.
    Varga 2 years ago
    it was so good. i would definitely make it again.
    Charlotte Zuber 2 years ago
    great! i didn't add as much cucumber and didn't let it sit/wring out the moisture but it still turned out good.
    Sarah E. 2 years ago
    Didn’t have to change anything and it was amazing!
    K Lo K 2 years ago
    Great taste I did not let it drain long enough but was still delissshhh
    Jo B. 3 years ago
    loved how the direction guided me and my family loves eating this Tzatziki

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