Want to make an easy and delicious Tzatziki Sauce Recipe? This one takes just a few minutes, and comes out creamy and perfect for topping gyros!
Tzatziki Sauce Recipe
This Tzatziki Sauce Recipe is yet another stupid simple but delicious recipe where you basically throw things together in a bowl and eat. It’s hard to see how five little ingredients can produce so much flavor, but somehow they all do, and it all works beautifully.
I also use it when I make Chicken Shawarma. By the time the chicken cooks you could whip up this Tzatziki, cut up a few vegetables for a raw salad, and hey presto! Dinner.
Most people would put this into a pita round along with the meat, but since I try to low carb, I end up just eating the meat with the dip and honestly, that’s where the flavor is at anyway, so it works for me.
For the garlic in this dish, I can’t mince it finely enough so I tend to use about half a teaspoons of pre-minced garlic. I’ve seen recipes that ask you to shred and then drain the cucumbers but I have to say I almost never drain them when I’m making Tzatziki. I don’t mind it a little wet and dip-like, but mainly it doesn’t last long enough in our house to need much draining.
Greek Tzatziki Yogurt with Cucumbers
Simple but delicious Tzatziki recipe combines 5 simple ingredients to give you a sauce that's bursting with flavor, and perfect as a dip with just about everything.
- 1 large cucumber peeled and grated, about two cups
- 1 cup Greek yogurt
- 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon tahini (sesame paste)
- 1 squirt lemon juice
- salt, to taste
- parsley, to garnish (optional)
This is another stupid simple recipe.
Combine all ingredients to yield about 2 cups worth of dip.