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Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

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A Greek traditional recipe for a delicious tzatziki sauce.

Maybe one of the best side dishes for almost every meal!

You can spread it in your sandwich, put it into a yummy greek “souvlaki” or dip into it your crispy potatoes!

Recipe

Yield: 1 cup

Prep Time: 10 min

Total Time: 10 min

Ingredients

1 cup Greek yogurt

1 clove garlic, crushed

1 small cucumber, grated

1 tsp olive oil, extra virgin

1/4 tsp salt (*optional)

1 tsp balsamic vinegar or fresh lemon juice

1 tbsp dill

Directions

  1. Salt the grated cucumber and let it for 5 minutes it in a strainer or on a towel to waste its moisture and squeeze it lightly.
  2. Mix all the ingredients together in a small bowl with a spoon.
  3. Rest for 5 minutes in the fridge, to let the flavors blend together. *optionally

Notes

  • Storage: Store the tzatziki sauce in the fridge for up to a week.
  • Variations:
    • Flavored it with more garlic,
    • add herbs such as mint, parsley, and thyme or/and
    • seasoning with more vinegar or lemon juice.
  • Served: Served with toasted bread and crispy oven potatoes.

Enjoy your greek traditional tzatziki sauce recipe!

*I am not a professional nutritionist, this is an estimated nutritional chart.

Please leave me your comments! I’d be happy to see your opinion on this recipe or share with me your favorite tzatziki recipe!

greek tzatziki sauce recipe

Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

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A Greek traditional recipe for a delicious tzatziki sauce.
Maybe one of the best side dishes for almost every meal!
You can spread it in your sandwich, put it into a yummy greek "souvlaki" or dip into it your crispy potatoes!
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 1 cup
Calories 180 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 small (1/4 cup) cucumber grated
  • 1 tsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/4 tsp salt optional
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar or fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp dill

Instructions
 

  • Salt the grated cucumber and let it for 5 minutes it in a strainer or on a towel to waste its moisture and squeeze it lightly.
  • Mix all the ingredients together in a small bowl with a spoon.
  • Rest for 5 minutes in the fridge, to let the flavors blend together. *optionally

Notes

  • Storage: Store the tzatziki sauce in the fridge for up to a week.
  • Variations:
    • Flavored it with more garlic,
    • add herbs such as mint, parsley, and thyme or/and
    • seasoning with more vinegar or lemon juice.
  • Served: Served with toasted bread and crispy oven potatoes.
*I am not a professional nutritionist, this is an estimated nutritional chart.
Keyword garlic, greek yogurt, tzatziki

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