Easy Tzatziki Sauce –Tzatziki sauce is a condiment that typically accompanies a Greek dish. It is made of strained yogurt, cucumber, garlic, olive oil and season with salt and fresh lemon juice. Tzatziki can be used in many ways to spice up your dishes, including on sandwiches or wraps! This recipe will show you how to make this Greek favorite at home!
The ingredients are simple: plain yogurt (Greek-style), grated cucumber, minced garlic cloves, finely chopped fresh dill leaves (or dried), freshly squeezed lemon juice, and salt. But the taste is fantastic!
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What Is Tzatziki Sauce?
The tzatziki sauce is a refreshing and tangy Greek dip served with pita bread, Souvlaki, and even gyros for many years.
It’s versatile enough to be enjoyed by itself as an appetizer or on top of any fresh vegetable dish you enjoy at home. There’s nothing quite like biting into your favorite meal: warm gyro meat topped off by cool crunch.
It’s amazing! And it’s so easy to make.
Ingredients Needed For Easy Tzatziki Sauce
- Greek Yogurt, Plain
- Olive Oil
- Lemon Juice
- Black Pepper
- Minced Garlic
How To Make Easy Tzatziki Sauce
Start by dicing the cucumber, mix well with the other ingredients. Refrigerate for about an hour before serving.
YOGURT OPTIONS FOR TZATZIKI SAUCE:
The traditional Greek Sauce is traditionally made with full-fat Greek yogurt. But there are so many other options out there! There’s vegan tzatziki sauce (made with soy or coconut milk), whole-milk yogurt (for a more tangy flavor), and even sour cream for a different take on the traditional recipe.
WAYS TO USE TZATZIKI:
Tzatziki sauce is the perfect topping for any dish! You can also enjoy it as an appetizer or snack with warm bread and vegetables.
Some great foods to top with this famous Greek Sauce are:
- AIR FRYER, HOMEMADE GREEK BURGERS
- AIR FRYER GREEK LAMB CHOPS
- EASY AIR FRYER PERUVIAN CHICKEN DRUMSTICKS
- AIR FRYER CHICKEN CHIMICHANGAS
- INSTANT POT SALSA CHICKEN
MAKE AHEAD AND STORAGE INSTRUCTONS:
This is a great recipe that you can easily make and store in the refrigerator until ready to use. Covered and placed into the fridge, it will last between 2 to 3 days. After that, the Sauce will become watery.
- 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh dill chopped
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1/2 cup cucumber diced
- Start by dicing the cucumber, mix well with the other ingredients. Refrigerate for about an hour before serving.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 50Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 276mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 3g
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