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Tzatziki - A Greek Mother's Sauce

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"Creamy, cool, delicious. This sauce complements any meal needing some extra oomph! Straight from my Greek mother's kitchen, it doesn't get much more authentic than this. Taste and adjust seasonings to desired taste."
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10 m servings 38
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Squeeze excess water from cucumber using a paper towel.
  2. Blend cucumber, tofu, dill, garlic, pink salt, and black pepper in a food processor until evenly mixed.


  • Cook's Note:
  • For non-vegan version, use about 1 cup plain Greek yogurt. I also only use non-GMO organic silken tofu.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 38 calories; 2.1 2 3.7 0 10 Full nutrition

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totally bland though, added horseradish to give it some bite

I left out tofu and used a dolop of helmans mayo and 2 dolop of sour cream to the Greek yogurt stirred by hand heavy on the dill and just used a cheese grater for stripe pealed cucumbers, you ca...

I found this a tad bland. I added some harissa to give it some kick. I used firm silken tofu and blended it in the blender. It came out rich and creamy.