Tzatziki Sauce


This yogurt-cucumber sauce has a cool and refreshing flavor, thanks to the tangy Greek yogurt and the refreshing mint. It's a great accompaniment to any spicy dish.

Nutritional info
per serving

Calories 37
Fat 0g
Saturated fat 0g
Carbohydrates 4g
Sodium 162mg
Fiber 1g
Protein 5g
Cholesterol 2mg

Tzatziki Sauce

4 cups
Prep time: Total time:


  • 2 cups plain Greek yogurt
  • 3 medium Persian cucumbers, finely diced
  • 2 TB. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 TB. minced garlic
  • [1/2] tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. dried mint
  • [1/2] cup water


In a large bowl, combine Greek yogurt, Persian cucumbers, lemon juice, garlic, salt, mint, and water, and stir for about 15 seconds.

Serve immediately, or refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Tasty Tip
Many regions make tzatziki sauce slightly different. The Greek use fresh dill, while the Lebanese use dried mint. You can use either one, depending on what flavor you like. If you want to use dill, replace the dried mint called for with 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill.

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