Whip up this easy Tzatziki Sauce in minutes. It’s perfect for a weeknight meal, and compliments veal, lamb and pork. This recipe is ready in less than ten minutes, and adds plenty of zip to your dish.
This sauce is made with fresh English cucumber – the long skinny ones that usually come wrapped in saran. It is important to wring out the chopped up cucumber really well in a kitchen towel (or lots of paper towels) to get rid of excess water before mixing it in.
Tzatziki compliments lamb meatballs, chicken, pita bread and veggies well. It’s especially tasty with spicy dishes!
Easy Tzatziki Sauce
This Easy Tzatziki sauce comes together in a snap, and is great with chicken, lamb, veggies or pita bread.
- 3/4 cup English cucumber peeled, chopped
- 16 oz Greek yogurt full fat, unsweetened
- 2 tsp garlic minced
- 1 tbsp lemon juice freshly squeezed
- 1/4 cup fresh dill finely minced
- salt and pepper to taste
Place the chopped cucumber in a kitchen towel. Squeeze the cucumber to ring out as much water as possible. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, combine the yogurt, garlic, lemon and dill. Fold in the chopped cucumber. Season with salt, pepper, and additional lemon juice to taste.
Serve with roasted chicken, lamb, pita bread or veggies.
Calories: 62; Total Fat: 3 g; Saturated Fat: 2 g; Trans Fat: 0 g; Total Carbs: 3 g; Sugars: 3 g; NET CARBS: 3 g; Protein: 5 g.