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Tzatziki Sauce with Dill

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"Drain some low-fat yogurt overnight to make this yummy cucumber dressing. This is a delicious topping for grilled chicken or meat. It's also a great dip for veggies and pita chips."
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10 h 15 m servings 20
Original recipe yields 16 servings (2 cups)


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  1. Line a colander with two layers of cheesecloth and place over a bowl. Scoop yogurt onto the cheesecloth and cover the colander with plastic wrap. Put in refrigerator to drain, 8 hours to overnight.
  2. Place grated cucumber in a fine mesh strainer over a bowl; drain until most of the water is released, 1 to 2 hours.
  3. Stir the drained yogurt, drained cucumber, garlic, lemon juice, parsley, and dill together in a bowl; season with salt and pepper. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 20 calories; 0.5 2.5 1.6 2 20 Full nutrition

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This is pretty good considering it has no sour cream and breaks down great nutritionally. I used plain Greek yogurt, so there was no need to drain as written in step #1, making this even easier...

We've been looking for Tzatziki for awhile the was close to our favorite Greek restaurant. This one is amazing! We also used the Greek Yogurt so we didn't have to wait for it to drain. Defini...

I love Tzatziki sauce!!! This recipe is delicious and healthy as well!!! Love the fresh flavors. Perfect!!!

The only thing I did differently was use a nonfat Greek yogurt that was low moisture and didn't need straining overnight. It is great for sandwiches, souvlaki, an alternate salad dressing, and h...

This recipe has all of the right ingredients, but it needs more of them. I increased the garlic to 3 cloves, (could barely taste it with only 1 clove). It also needed more lemon juice, increas...

I added 1 TBSP orange blossom honey and half a lemon squeezed along with 2 TBSP Tahini sauce. It tasted amazing!! Thanks for posting this!!