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Tzatziki Sauce Recipe Easy

Homemade easy tzatziki sauce recipe is the perfect condiment for just about everything. This Greek gyro sauce is refreshing, creamy and tangy!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Drain time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean
Servings: 3 cups
Calories: 168.8kcal
Author: Amira


  • 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