Greek Tzatziki

Greek tzatziki in a white bowl next to cucumbers and carrots.

Tzatziki is a Greek dip made with creamy yogurt, grated cucumber, garlic, lemon juice, and fresh herbs. It's the perfect sauce to pair with any Mediterranean meal, and it works great as a dip for pita bread and veggies. With its refreshing flavor, tzatziki is a must-try, addicting recipe!


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  • 1 English cucumber, grated
  • 2 cups plain greek yogurt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice (1/2 lemon)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper


1. Place the grated cucumber in a fine mesh strainer over a bowl. Press down to remove excess liquid from the cucumber.

2. Add the cucumber and the remaining ingredients to a bowl and stir to blend.

3. Refrigerate the tzatziki sauce for at least 1 hour before serving to allow the flavors to infuse into the yogurt.

4. Serve with your favorite Mediterranean foods!


Keywords: greek, tzatziki

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