Low-fat Tzatziki Recipe

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Lynn Published: December 7, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Low-fat Tzatziki

This tzatziki recipe is full of flavor but low in fat. You need low-fat greek yogurt, cucumbers, and herbs and spices to create this versatile sauce.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Refrigerate Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes



  • 8ozGreek yogurt,fat-free or use full fat for Keto
  • 1cucumber,small, peeled and seeded
  • 1clovegarlic,crushed
  • 1tsplemon juice
  • 1tbspfresh dill,chopped
  • 1tbspchives,fresh, chopped
  • kosher salt and fresh pepper


  1. Strain the yogurt using a metal strainer or a coffee filter for a few hours to remove as much liquid as possible. Set aside.

  2. Scoop seeds out of the cucumber with a small spoon. Place cucumber in a mini food processor or grate with a box cheese grater. Drain the liquid from the  cucumber in a metal strainer and sprinkle with a little salt.

  3. Combine strained cucumber, garlic, yogurt, salt, pepper, lemon juice, dill, chives and refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.


  • Calories: 126.63kcal
  • Fat: 6.23g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.81g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.06g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.48g
  • Fiber: 1.04g
  • Sugar: 6.37g
  • Protein: 9.50g
  • Cholesterol: 15.08mg
  • Sodium: 629.11mg
  • Calcium: 108.45mg
  • Potassium: 247.23mg
  • Iron: 0.57mg
  • Vitamin A: 12.09µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.77mg
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