Tzatziki Sauce

Tzatziki is a satisfying, creamy Greek sauce that’s loaded with fresh garlic and cucumbers. It’s ideal for dipping meatballs and spreading on pita, but really, it’s a great accompaniment to any Mediterranean meal.

9.8 g
6.4 g
0.1 g


  • 180 g 0% Greek yogurt
  • 120 g English cucumber, peeled
  • juice from 1/2 a lemon
  • 3 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • Prep Time 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time 0 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy


  1. Prep the cucumber: Grate the cucumber into a bowl and sprinkle with 1/2 tsp of salt. Let sit for 10 minutes, allowing the salt to pull out excess liquid from the cucumber. After 10 minutes, wrap the grated cucumber in a few paper towels or clean towel and wring out the excess liquid.
  2. Combine the drained cucumber, yogurt, lemon juice, pressed garlic and pepper in a bowl and mix to combine. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired. Top with chopped parsley or mint.

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