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


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2 c
plain greek youghurt or lebni
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
pita bread cut into wedges
olive oil, extra virgin

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


  • 1Mix cucumber and 1 tablespoon salt in small bowl, cover and chill 3 hours
  • 2Add greek yogurt to another bowl. Mix in sour cream, lemon juice, dill and garlic.
  • 3Squueze 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)
  • 4Preheat 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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