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dipping cucumber in tzatziki sauce
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Easy Tzatziki Sauce

Easy Tzatziki sauce is light, creamy, and full of bright flavors, making it a versatile sauce. You can use it as a dipping sauce for breads or vegetables, on gyros, or as a condiment. You’ll be amazed at how quickly this recipe comes together.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: Tzatziki Sauce
Servings: 6
Calories: 209kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 cucumber diced (optional)

Instructions

  • Prepare the tzaziki sauce by combining all ingredients in a small bowl. Stir until well combined. Set aside.
  • Open up each of the pita pocket breads so that it can be stuffed full of goodness. Careful not to tear. Stuff full of the vegetable fillings, spread a little tzaziki sauce in there for flavor.

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Notes

Tzaziki sauce is a greek yogurt cucumber dip. Some recipes call for mint or parsley in addition to or replacing the dill in the recipe above, depending on the region. You’ll find this in countries beyond just Greece. Turkey, Serbia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Iraq, and Iran all of their own versions. It’s light, creamy, and full of bright flavors making it a versatile sauce. You can find it as a dipping sauce for breads or vegetables, on gyros, or used as a condiment.

Nutrition

Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 622mg | Potassium: 345mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 108IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 131mg | Iron: 1mg