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5 Ingredient Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

This 5 ingredient Tzatziki sauce recipe is one of my all-time favorite recipes ever. Tzatziki is a super easy and quick cucumber-yogurt-garlic-dill sauce!
4.48 from 23 votes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 1 1/2 cups sauce


  • 1 medium-large cucumber grated (peeling the cucumber is optional)
  • 1 cup 8 oz plain yogurt (for thicker sauce use plain Green yogurt)
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • pinch of salt optional


  • Grate the cucumber into a bowl. Let it sit for 10 minutes, then drain off the excess liquid.
  • To the bowl add the yogurt, garlic, dill and lemon juice and add a pinch of salt if using.
  • Stir until well combined, then refrigerate for an hour and serve.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 259mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g