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Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

Looking to make a delicious and authentic tzatziki sauce from scratch? This delicious Greek sauce is made using simple ingredients. Tzatziki is a great dip or condiment for grilled meats or vegetables, and can also be used as a salad dressing.
Course Healthy Snack Recipes
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword cucumber sauce, cucumber yogurt sauce, tzatziki, tzatziki sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 28kcal


  • ¼ seedless cucumber
  • 6 ounces plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 teaspoons freshly chopped fresh dill
  • ½ lemon juiced
  • teaspoon sea salt or to taste


  • Use a microplane or box grater to grate the cucumber. Strain or use your hands to squeeze out as much water as possible. Discard the water.
  • Peel the garlic and mash it into a paste.
  • In a bowl, stir together the yogurt, cucumber, garlic, lemon juice, and dill. Mix well to combine. Season with salt. Serve immediately or refrigerate.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 28kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 90mg | Potassium: 35mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 34IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg