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Homemade Tzatziki Sauce recipe

Homemade Tzatziki Sauce recipe

Julie Wunder
This healthy Homemade Tzatziki Sauce recipe is authentic and tastes amazing!
Prep Time 10 mins
Resting Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Servings 8
Calories 44 kcal


  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 cups plain greek yogurt
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cut the cucumber in half and spoon out the seeds. Put it in a food processor to shred or a use a food grater. Put the shredded cucumber in a strainer. Sprinkle salt on the cucumber and allow the water to strain for 30 minutes. Blot with towels to dry.
  • Stir together the cucumber, dill, lemon juice, minced garlic and greek yogurt. Salt and pepper to taste.


You can enjoy this immediately, but it's best if you allow the flavors to marry in the fridge for a few hours!  


Calories: 44kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 6gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 23mgPotassium: 153mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 35IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 75mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Homemade Tzatziki Sauce recipe
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