A Taste of Greece: Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

Transport your taste buds to the sun-soaked landscapes of Greece with our divine Homemade Tzatziki Sauce recipe. This authentic concoction captures the essence of Mediterranean cuisine in every spoonful. The marriage of creamy Greek yogurt, crisp cucumber, and aromatic herbs will leave you enchanted.


  • 2 cups Greek yogurt
  • 1 cucumber, finely grated and drained
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Mix the grated cucumber with a pinch of salt and let it drain in a sieve for 10 minutes. Squeeze out any excess moisture.
  2. In a bowl, combine the drained cucumber, Greek yogurt, minced garlic, chopped dill, mint, olive oil, and lemon juice. Mix well.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate for at least an hour to allow the flavors to meld.
  4. Give the tzatziki a final stir before serving. Drizzle with a bit of olive oil and garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yields: Approximately 2 cups

Creamy Greek yogurt, refreshing cucumber, and fragrant herbs come together in our Homemade Tzatziki Sauce, reminiscent of the flavors of Greece.

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 45; Total Fat: 2g; Carbohydrates: 4g; Protein: 3g;

Indulge in the taste of the Aegean as you savor this Tzatziki Sauce. Its cool, tangy perfection makes it an ideal accompaniment to grilled meats, pita bread, or as a dip for your favorite veggies. With every bite, you’ll be transported to the enchanting shores of Greece, where vibrant flavors dance on your palate and the sun dips below the horizon, casting a golden glow over your culinary journey.

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