Garlic Tzatziki Sauce is a mouth watering dip made up of yummy, fresh ingredients! It’s the perfect combination between tangy, savory, and sweet! Paired with some veggies or pita bread, this tzatziki dip makes one good party appetizer!
Garlic Tzatziki Sauce is a refreshingly delicious tzatziki dip made from greek yogurt, cucumber, fresh dill, lemon juice, and garlic. Use it as a sauce for meat, dip for chips or veggies, or even as a dressing for salad!
I don’t know about you but I love Greek food, especially homemade Greek food! This tzatziki dip is a super, simple, no-cook condiment used in Greek and Turkish cuisine but is a great compliment to many other dishes, such as Egyptian Red Lentil Soup.
What is tzatziki? Tzatziki is a dip made from greek yogurt with cucumbers and garlic, and sometimes other ingredients. It’s typically served with grilled meats or pita bread. It originates from the ottoman empire and there are multiple different versions of how to make it.
Now the real question is how to make tzatziki sauce. You only need a handful of ingredients, and everything gets combined in a dish and mixed together. It is just that easy!
The traditional way is by adding cucumber and garlic to strained yogurt, and then adding in your dill, lemon juice, and salt, but you can skip some of the cumbersome steps and buy premade Greek yogurt.
Make sure to get the full fat version so it has a lot of body and volume. You want it to hug to your food, not slime right off.
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Garlic Tzatziki Sauce is a refreshingly delicious tzatziki dip made from greek yogurt, cucumber, fresh dill, lemon juice, and garlic!
- 1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 3 tablespoons fresh dill , coarsely chopped
- 1/3 cup cucumber , finely chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 3-4 large garlic cloves , finely minced
Combine plain Greek yogurt, lemon juice, fresh dill, cucumber, Kosher salt and garlic in a small bowl, stir until combined.
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Tzatziki can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.