Tzatziki ( Greek style cucumber and youghurt dip with dill)

malinda sargent


Very delicious makes a great side to meats and salads and spicy food.

Actual prep time is much less but I included the wait time


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Hr 15 Min
10 Min


  • 2 c
    plain greek youghurt or lebni
  • 1
    english cucumber unpeeled halved lenthwise seeded and grated
  • 1 Tbsp
    coarse sea salt
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 2 Tbsp
    dill, fresh minced fine
  • 1 clove
    garlic minced
  • 6
    pita bread cut into wedges
  • ·
    olive oil, extra virgin

How to Make Tzatziki ( Greek style cucumber and youghurt dip with dill)


  1. Mix cucumber and 1 tablespoon salt in small bowl, cover and chill 3 hours
  2. Add greek yogurt to another bowl. Mix in sour cream, lemon juice, dill and garlic.
  3. Squueze out as much of the liquid from the cucumber that you can. Stir cucumber into youghurt. Season with pepper. Cover and chill at least 2 hours ( can be made a day ahead)
  4. Preheat over to 400 degrees, place pita wedges on a baking sheet brush with olive oil and bake until crisp about 10 minutes. Let cool. ( Can also be made a day ahead) Store Pita in airtight contain at room tempeture. Serve with Tzaziki.

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About Tzatziki ( Greek style cucumber and youghurt dip with dill)

Course/Dish: Dips, Other Sauces

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