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Cucumber Dill Tzatziki

Greek Tzatziki

  • Author: Mike
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


  • 1/2 english cucumber
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 cup greek yogurt plain
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 sprig fresh dill leaves chopped


  1. Using microplane grater ($), grate cucumber into mesh strainer. Pull out any large pieces of cucumber peel and discard.
  2. Press cucumber through strainer using paper towel until most liquid is strained through. Transfer cucumber to a mixing bowl ($).
  3. Next, grate garlic clove into mixing bowl ($) using same grater.
  4. Juice 1/2 lemon into bowl.
  5. Add olive oil, salt, yogurt and fresh dill leaves. Stir until well mixed. Place in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to let flavors marry together.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Condiments
  • Method: Stirring
  • Cuisine: Greek

Keywords: Yogurt Sauce, Gyro Sauce, Tzatziki

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