Yogurt Sauce (Tzatziki)

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Tzatziki is the classic Greek condiment. This version, like the ones I had (and made) in Greece, is pungent with grated garlic.

Yogurt Sauce (Tzatziki)


Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: Makes about 1-1/2 cups.

Yogurt Sauce (Tzatziki)


  1. 1 cucumber, peeled, grated and spun dry in salad spinner
  2. 1 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt (like Fage)
  3. 5 cloves garlic, grated
  4. 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  5. 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  6. Sea salt, to taste


Mix cucumber, yogurt, garlic, lemon juice and pepper in a small bowl. Season with salt and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.


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