Pita wedge dipped in bowl of tzatziki sauce.
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Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

A delicious and easy Tzatziki Sauce recipe! This creamy and refreshing cucumber yogurt dressing can be added to any of your meats, vegetables, gyros and other Greek or Middle Eastern food.  Or use the Tzatziki Sauce as a cucumber and dill dip with pita wedges and veggies!
Prep Time15 mins
Chill Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dip, Sauce
Cuisine: Greek, Middle Eastern
Keyword: Tzatziki Sauce Recipe
Calories: 43kcal


  • 1 English cucumber
  • 2 cups plain Greek yogurt (I recommend Chobani)
  • 6 cloves garlic peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt more or less as desired
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper optional


  • Using a vegetable peeler, partially peel the cucumber so it's striped. Use a cheese grater to grate or shred the cucumber.
  • Strain the cucumber from all liquid by squeezing it over the sink inside good paper towels or a cheesecloth. You can also just use your hands (what I do), but it takes a little longer. Strain it as much as possible!
  • Combine the cucumbers and the rest of the ingredients in a mixing bowl. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Store in the fridge for up to 1 week.


Nutrition Facts
Tzatziki Sauce Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 43 Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.1g0%
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 102mg4%
Potassium 81mg2%
Carbohydrates 5.2g2%
Fiber 0.3g1%
Sugar 2.2g2%
Protein 6g12%
Calcium 60mg6%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Nutritional information on Seeded at the Table is provided as a courtesy and is approximate only. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the nutritional information given for any recipe on this site.


Calories: 43kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.2g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 102mg | Potassium: 81mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 2.2g | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 0.4mg