Tzatziki Sauce Recipe Easy

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Drain time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 3 cups
Calories: 168.8kcal
Author: Amira
Homemade easy tzatziki sauce recipe is the perfect condiment for just about everything. This Greek gyro sauce is refreshing, creamy and tangy!
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  • 2 medium cucumbers.
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  • 2 cups plain Greek yogurt.
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh dill chopped.
  • 2 Garlic cloves minced.
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice.
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper.


  • Peel cucumbers, cut in half lengthwise and scrape out the seeds with a spoon.
  • Dice cucumber finely then place in a a colander and sprinkle salt . Let stand for 30 minutes to get excess water out.
  • Drain and pat dry with a paper towel.
  • In a bowl, add cucumber, yogurt, dill, garlic, lemon juice and black pepper then mix well to combine.
  • Cover and refrigerate for a couple of hours or overnight.


  • If you do not have Greek yogurt, just strain normal one in cheese cloth for an hour or overnight.
  • You can also use mint instead of dill.
Nutrition Facts
Tzatziki Sauce Recipe Easy
Amount Per Serving
Calories 168.8 Calories from Fat 86
% Daily Value*
Fat 9.6g15%
Cholesterol 33.3mg11%
Carbohydrates 14.6g5%
Fiber 1.5g6%
Sugar 11.8g13%
Vitamin A 480IU10%
Calcium 254mg25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 168.8kcal | Carbohydrates: 14.6g | Fat: 9.6g | Cholesterol: 33.3mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 11.8g | Vitamin A: 480IU | Calcium: 254mg

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