Authentic Greek Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

Authentic Greek Tzatziki Sauce is the perfect dip for a veggie tray or as an accompinament to chicken Souvlaki (chicken skewers).

This lemony cucumber and greek yogurt sauce is so easy to make and very tasty. 

Try it as a side dipping sauce for a crudités platter.

Authentic Greek Tzatziki

Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 76kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio
This is a traditional Greek sauce, which has a delightful mild flavor and is great paired with Souvlaki in a pita.
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  • 2 cups plain yogurt
  • 1-2 seedless cucumbers - or regular cucumbers seeded and diced
  • 2 T olive oil
  • Juice of 1/2 to 1 lemon
  • 1 T fresh dill - chopped
  • 3 cloves of peeled garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a food processor or blender, yogurt, cucumber, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, dill, and garlic.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least an hour.


Authentic Greek Tzatziki is a great dipping sauce for an easy and creative crudites platters and trays.


Calories: 76kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 29mg | Potassium: 155mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 1mg
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