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Sharon Chritton


Love this! This is the cucumber white sauce that you get in Greek restaurants with your Souvlaki or Gyro.

Serve also with pita bread, crackers, vegetable fritters, meatballs, and raw veggies.


★★★★★ 1 vote

7 Hr 30 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 3 c
    plain yogurt
  • 1
    cucumber, peeled and finely chopped
  • 3-4 clove
    garlic, finely minced
  • 1/4 tsp
    sea salt
  • 3-4 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh dill, finely chopped

How to Make Tzatziki


  1. Line a strainer with cheesecloth or a double thickness of paper towels.
  2. Spoon yogurt into strainer and let drain over a bowl in the refrigerator for about 6 hours.
  3. Discard the liquid in the draining bowl.
  4. Tranfer strained yogurt to a bowl, stir in cucumber, garlic, salt, and oil.
  5. Cover and chill.
  6. Serve in a shallow bowl, sprinkled with dill.

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About Tzatziki

Course/Dish: Dips
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Greek
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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