Tzatziki Sauce

Tzatziki sauce is one of my favorite condiments and this is my go to recipe. I use it instead of catsup on my fries and it is great for for greek salads or Buddha bowls.

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Tzatziki Sauce

Course Salad
Cuisine Greek
Keyword Bourbon Barbecue Sauce, Dressing, Tzatziki
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 74kcal


  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup english cucumber shredded
  • 1 lemon zested + 1 tablespoon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Shred the cucumber with a cheese grater.
  • Sprinkle the shredded cucumber with salt and then place in a strainer. Allow to drain for at least 10 minutes.
  • Squeeze the moisture out of the cucumber with your hands or a cloth.
  • Zest and juice the lemon. Then chop the dill and garlic.
  • Set out a medium-sized mixing bowl. Add the yogurt, shredded cucumber, lemon zest, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, chopped dill, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  • Mix well. Then salt and pepper as needed. You can also add additional lemon juice if you so desire.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving or up to 6 days.


Serving: 3tbsp | Calories: 74kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 165mg | Potassium: 146mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 27IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 1mg

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