Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

1
Francine Lizotte

By
@ClubFoody

This classic Greek sauce goes so well with many proteins such as lamb, beef, chicken as well as with seafood like calamari!

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Serves:
3 1/2 cups
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1/2 large
    english cucumber, peeled
  • ·
    coarse sea salt, as needed
  • 2 c
    plain greek-style yogurt
  • 4 large
    cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1/3 c
    fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp
    lemon zest
  • ·
    freshly ground black pepper, to taste (i always use mixed peppercorns)

How to Make Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Using large holes of the grater, grate cucumber over a bowl and then chop cucumber finely if needed; transfer to a fine sieve. Sprinkle kosher salt evenly and let sit for 30 minutes. Transfer cucumber in a cheese cloth and squeezing out excess water; set aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine yogurt, lemon juice, garlic, dill and pepper. Add the strained cucumber and mix well. Taste and adjust seasoning, if needed. Refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight. Just before serving, sprinkle a little more fresh chopped basil on top. Serve 8
  3. Note: Depending of the intensity of the dill, you may want to add more or less
  4. To view this recipe on YouTube, click on this link >>>> youtube.com/watch?v=ZUuazEpR8PI

Printable Recipe Card

About Homemade Tzatziki Sauce




Leave a Comment

17 Sensational Summer Side Dishes

17 Sensational Summer Side Dishes


Potato salad, pasta salad, macaroni salad, are all traditional summer side dishes. But with the bounty of goodness, there are so many other summer side dish options. So, we’re sharing 17 summer side dishes that feature fresh and in-season ingredients. They’ll work for a BBQ, tasty if you’re going on a picnic, they taste sensational, […]

24 Spicy Recipes

24 Spicy Recipes


Ready to kick things up a notch? These spicy recipes will do just that. Seasonings, jalapeños, peppers, marinades, and sauces help these recipes pack a punch that any fan of spice will love. Perfect for salads, tacos, salsas, grilled meats, and more, these recipes are sure to spice up your life!

18 Snacks To Make Dad

18 Snacks To Make Dad


If you don’t have access to a grill to host a Father’s Day cookout, you can still show dad how much you care. How? By preparing a smorgasbord of snacks catered to dad. Does Dad enjoy eating meat? How about sausage stuffed crescent rolls or skillet chicken nachos? Dad the king of cheesy jokes? Enjoy […]