Traditional Greek Tzatziki Recipe combines real thick greek yogurt, seedless cucumber, garlic, dill and splash of vinegar and olive oil. It's a perfect sauce that can be paired with any meals like: grilled meats, vegetables, sandwiches, pitas or salads.

Traditional Greek Tzatziki Recipe

Course: Appetiser, Side Dish, Tapa
Cuisine: Greek
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 86kcal
Author: Edyta
Traditional Greek Tzatziki Recipe combines real thick greek yogurt, seedless cucumber, garlic, dill and splash of vinegar and olive oil. It's a perfect sauce that can be paired with any meals like: grilled meats, vegetables, sandwiches, pitas or salads.
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Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber seedless, shredded
  • 1,5 cup yogurt Greek
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp dill finally chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 tbsp vinegar red wine
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Shred the cucumber and if it is very watery drain it through the strainer. You can also leave it to drain for half hour or even over night in a fridge.
  • Add minced garlic, chopped dill, yogurt, olive oil, vinegar and salt. Let the flavors merge for at least half hour.
  • Serve it with grilled meats, veggies or as an appetizer with pita bread.

Notes

You can prepare the sauce the night before and let the flavors merge in a fridge overnight. 

Nutrition

Calories: 86kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 29mg | Potassium: 162mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 0.1mg