Tzatziki (Yogurt and Cucumber Dip) Recipe

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Lorraine Gray Modified: March 24, 2022
Tzatziki (Yogurt and Cucumber Dip) Recipe

How To Make Tzatziki (Yogurt and Cucumber Dip)

This Middle-Eastern yogurt and cucumber dip or Tzatziki lends creamy and refreshing hints from its combination if Greek yogurt and fresh mint.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • cupsplain 2% Greek yogurt
  • 1cupmedium english cucumber,(about 1 medium) or hothouse cucumber, seeded, coarsely grated and squeezed as dry as possible
  • 2clovessmall garlic,minced
  • 2tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • ¾tspscant salt
  • ¼tspfreshly ground black pepper,scant
  • 2tbspfresh mint,finely chopped


  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and mix until well combined. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

  2. Before serving, drizzle with a bit of olive oil and sprinkle with fresh mint, if desired.


  • Calories: 295.72kcal
  • Fat: 17.94g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.14g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.86g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.47g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.93g
  • Fiber: 0.77g
  • Sugar: 9.53g
  • Protein: 22.30g
  • Cholesterol: 10.80mg
  • Sodium: 673.78mg
  • Calcium: 241.52mg
  • Potassium: 115.65mg
  • Iron: 0.97mg
  • Vitamin A: 14.25µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.92mg
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