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How to make tzatizki sauce- cucumber sauce

Tzatziki sauce is a delicious creamy yogurt-based sauce made with grated cucumbers, olive oil, white vinegar, and seasonings. Learn the tips and tricks to easily make this cucumber sauce homemade.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 57kcal


  • ½ large cucumber
  • 1 ½ cup authentic Greek Yogurt or Sour Cream
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • salt to taste


  • Grate ½ cucumber. (You do not have to peel.)
  • Strain cucumber juice through a fine mesh sieve.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine 1 ½ cup Greek yogurt (or sour cream) with 2 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp vinegar, 2 minced garlic, and salt to taste.
  • Mix in strained cucumber.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.



Tip: You can add 1 tbs of chopped fresh dill, parsley, or mint for additional flavor.
Note: Do not skip on straining the juice from the cucumber. This keeps the cucumber sauce from becoming runny.


Calories: 57kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 14IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1mg