Tzatziki Sauce

Tzatziki Sauce
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Tzatziki Sauce
Anne Dolce

Tzatziki Sauce

Most people associate cucumbers with fresh salads, vinaigrettes, and dill dip, but I like to pair it with something savory in the form of tzatziki sauce. Traditionally served as a Greek condiment with lamb, tzatiki sauce is a great pairing for whatever protein is on your plate and is the perfect summertime sauce because it's refreshing and light.

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12
Servings
38
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup finely diced cucumber
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped dill
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 Cup Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • Dash of olive oil (optional)

Directions

Combine the first 7 ingredients together in a small bowl, cover, and chill for at least 1 hour and up to overnight. Before serving, drizzle with the olive oil, if using.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
3g
3%
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
3g
2%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Calcium, Ca
30mg
3%
Choline, total
4mg
1%
Folate, total
5µg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
3mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
29mg
4%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
86mg
6%
Water
22g
1%

Tzatziki Shopping Tip

Stock up on good quality extra-virgin olive oil, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, red wine vinegar, oregano, and lemons – these ingredients are central to Greek cuisine

Tzatziki Cooking Tip

Simplicity is the secret to Greek cuisine, so paying attention to details such as marinating, seasoning well, and using only the freshest ingredients is key.