Best Tzatziki Recipe (Easy & Authentic)
Tzatziki is a creamy, yogurt-based sauce that will brighten up any summer meal. This easy, authentic recipe is perfect served alongside vegetables or grilled meats. Watch the quick video above to see how I make it!
Servings: 8 servings
- 1 1/2 cups greek yogurt
- 1 medium cucumber peeled and grated
- 2 tablespoon fresh dill chopped
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 2 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
Drain the grated cucumber by pressing down on it over fine mesh sieve over a bowl. Alternatively, you could use a nut milk bag or cheesecloth and gently squeeze until all the moisture is out.
Mix all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl until everything is well combined.
Let the mixture rest for a few minutes for the flavors to meld together. Taste test to see if you need to add any extra herbs, lemon juice, or salt.
Serve immediately or let it chill in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
- This recipe yields about 2 cups of tzatziki.
Calories: 59kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 160mg | Potassium: 110mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 36IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg