Tzatziki Sauce

Homemade Tzatziki Sauce is easy to make and is such a bold, flavorful sauce to go on gyros, salads, fish, or use as a wonderful dip.   Fresh is always best.  And the homemade tzatziki sauce just cannot be beat.  125% Loon Approved. 

Tzatziki Sauce
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This homemade Tzatziki Sauce is so fresh and full of bold flavors. It's easy to put together and is perfect for gyros, salad, fish and as a dip.
Recipe type: Dressing
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 4 - 6
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and seeded
  • 1 cup Greek plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, minced
  • Pinch of Kosher salt and black pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  1. Shred the cucumber with a box cutter, or pulse a few times in a food processor (should yield about ½ cup).
  2. Wrap in a towel and squeeze to remove as mush water as possible.
  3. Mix together the shredded cucumber, yogurt, garlic, vinegar, dill, salt, pepper, olive oil and lemon juice.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.


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