Healthy Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt Dip)

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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.

8
Servings
59
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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. 

Healthy Shopping Tip

Choose raw fruits, vegetables, and meats, and unprocessed foods.

Healthy Cooking Tip

Substitute butter for olive oil, and bake, broil, or grill instead of fry.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
5%
Sugar
2g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Protein
5g
10%
Carbs
3g
1%
Vitamin A
2µg
N/A
Vitamin C
3mg
5%
Vitamin K
3µg
4%
Calcium
48mg
5%
Fiber
0.3g
1%
Folate (food)
2µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
2µg
N/A
Iron
0.1mg
0.6%
Magnesium
3mg
1%
Phosphorus
6mg
1%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Sodium
191mg
8%