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Tzatziki sauce

Serves 13

Medically reviewed on May 21, 2018

Dietitian Tip

Tzatziki is a Greek yogurt sauce. It's a tangy counterpoint to barbecued meats, kebabs and falafel. You can also use it as a dip veggies or pita or as a salad dressing.


  • 2 large cucumbers, cut in half, seeds removed
  • 16 ounces fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • Salt, to taste
  • Ground black pepper, to taste


In a medium bowl, grate the cucumbers. Drain off the extra liquid. Add the yogurt, dill, garlic, salt and pepper. Mix well. Refrigerate 2 hours before serving.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving Size2 tablespoons
Carbohydrate3 g
Cholesterol2 mg
Fiber0 g
Protein4 g
Sodium41 mg
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Total Fat0 g

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