If you’re serving a hot dish, or just looking for a great dip, look no further than this Greek sauce. Tzatziki sauce is a cucumber yogurt dip that’s fantastic topped with a spicy gyro, or served as a dip for vegetables or pita bread. Not only is the sauce delicious and versatile, but it’s wonderfully easy to make.
To make our tzatziki, we started off with Greek yogurt to provide that perfect, thick texture. From there, we combined cucumber, lemon juice, some garlic, and a little dill. Just a little mint added a wonderful, minty lightness to the recipe. All we had to do was combine the ingredients in a bowl and serve. Couldn’t be simpler! Keep reading below for this excellent recipe!
Serves Makes 3 Cups
- 2 cups plain Greek yogurt
- 2 cups diced cucumber
- 1/2 cup fresh dill minced
- 2 teaspoons fresh mint minced
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- In a medium bowl, combine all the ingredients and stir until fully incorporated. Chill before serving.
Recipe adapted from Two Peas and Their Pod