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Mediterranean Diet Recipes: Tzatziki

Tzatziki Sauce: Greek Yogurt, Cucumber, Dill and Garlic

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 6
Calories 96 kcal


  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and grated
  • 1 pound Greek yogurt
  • 3-4 cloves garlic cloves, mashed or squeezed through a garlic press
  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp dried dill
  • Salt to taste


  • Sprinkle grated cucumber with salt. Let sit in a colander to drain for 10 minutes, then squeeze out excess water with your hands.
  • Combine yogurt, cucumber, garlic, oil, dill and salt in a bowl. Mix well.
  • You can either serve immediately or chill in refrigerator for 1 hour before serving.


Calories: 96kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 8gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 29mgPotassium: 182mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 47IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 95mgIron: 1mg
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