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How to Make Easy Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

Tzatziki sauce is a creamy sauce that has a delicious flavor and crunch that can add to a large variety of foods. This simple homemade tzatziki sauce recipe is naturally gluten free, low carb and is ready in no time. With only 7 simple ingredients, this Greek-inspired sauce is easy it is to make right at home and can always be ready when the need arises.

  • Author: bailey
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 0 mins
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: sauce
  • Method: no cook
  • Cuisine: American (Greek inspired)
  • Diet: Gluten Free
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  • 1 cup diced or shredded cucumber, seeds scooped out and discarded from the inside before dicing or shredding
  • 1.5 cups Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dill
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons chopped parsley
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • Juice from 1 lemon (about 2 tablespoons), plus 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • Pinch of salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Dice or shred the cucumber.
  2. Add all ingredients to a bowl and mix until combined.
  3. Taste the sauce and add any additional garlic, salt or pepper to taste.


  • Dice the cucumber larger for a chunkier tzatziki sauce with more of a crunch.
  • Dice the cucumber more finely for a smoother sauce.
  • Shred the cucumber for the smoothest tzatziki sauce.