Authentic Tzatziki Sauce Recipe
Healthy, Greek yogurt, garlic and cucumber Tzatziki sauce recipe, the perfect condiment for grilled chicken, gyros, burgers or as a dip with pita chips at a summer garden party.
Servings 6 people
- 2 c Greek yogurt (organic)
- 1/2 English cucumber
- 1.5 tsp extra virgin olive oil
- 5-6 cloves garlic (grated)
- 1/4 c fresh dill (or to taste)
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 1 lemon (zested)
- 1.5 tbsp lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
Rinse the cucumber then shred it through a cheese grater. Transfer to a cheesecloth lined strainer and allow it to drain over a bowl. Use your hands and squeeze as much of the water out of it as possible.
Add the Greek yogurt to a medium serving bowl and mix together with the olive oil, grated garlic, lemon juice, fresh dill and drained grated cucumber. Season to taste with sea salt.
Serve garnished with the lemon zest, a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and some fresh dill.
Calories: 63kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 220mg | Potassium: 180mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 14.1mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 0.4mg