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Greek Tzatziki Sauce with Garlic and Dill (With Video)

Thick and creamy Greek Tzatziki is blended with cucumbers, dill, lemon and garlic to create a healthy and addictive yogurt sauce.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine greek
Keyword authentic tzatziki, best greek tzatziki sauce, how to make tzatziki sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 42kcal
Author Liz Della Croce


  • 2 cups plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 cups diced cucumber or shredded
  • 1/2 cup fresh dill minced
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl check for seasoning. Add more dill, lemon, garlic or salt/pepper if you wish!
  • Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.



Can I make Tzatziki sauce with lime juice instead of lemon?

I would not recommend using lime juice.

Do I need to cut out the cucumber seeds when I prepare this?

That's up to you if you're not a fan of seeds but I don't.

What type of Greek yogurt is used for Tzatziki?

Always use Greek (strained) plain yogurt. It is widely available and sold at major supermarket chains.

How long does tzatziki keep for?

It can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.


Calories: 42kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.1g | Protein: 6.3g | Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 169mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 2.6g