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Healthy Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt Dip)

Healthy Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt Dip)
Julie Ruggirello

Healthy Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt Dip)

Tzatziki is an easy-to-make Greek condiment. Bright flavors from the lemon juice and zest pair well with cool cucumber and Greek yogurt. Use as a dip, sandwich spread, and sauce for meat and seafood — tzatziki does it all.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup finely chopped fresh dill or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried dill
  • 1 Tablespoon finely chopped garlic (1 to 2 cloves)
  • 1 17.6-ounce container Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 medium cucumber, finely diced
  • 1/2 lemon, zested and juiced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Crudite and pita chips, for serving

Directions

Mix together the dill, garlic, yogurt, cucumber, lemon juice, and zest. Season with salt and pepper. Chill the dip in the refrigerator to allow the flavors to meld, about 30 minutes.

Serve the dip cold with pita chips and fresh vegetables, such as cucumber, zucchini, carrots, and celery, for dipping. 

Nutritional Facts
Servings8
Calories Per Serving59
Total Fat3g5%
Sugar2gN/A
Saturated2g10%
Cholesterol8mg3%
Protein5g10%
Carbs3g1%
Vitamin A2µgN/A
Vitamin C3mg5%
Vitamin K3µg4%
Calcium48mg5%
Fiber0.3g1%
Folate (food)2µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)2µgN/A
Iron0.1mg0.6%
Magnesium3mg1%
Phosphorus6mg1%
Potassium35mg1%
Sodium191mg8%