Tzatziki sauce is a refreshing and versatile condiment that adds a burst of flavor to a variety of dishes. With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a creamy and tangy sauce that complements Mediterranean flavors perfectly. The combination of creamy Greek yogurt, fresh cucumber, garlic, and dill creates a harmonious blend of flavors that is both cooling and refreshing. Whether used as a dip for pita bread, a sauce for grilled meats, or a dressing for salads, tzatziki sauce adds a delightful zing to your culinary creations. Experience the joy of making this flavorful sauce at home and elevate your dishes with its irresistible taste.

Tzatziki Sauce

Love and Lemons
This fresh tzatziki recipe will liven up any summer meal! Rich, creamy & full of fresh herbs, it's delicious on pita, grilled veggies, sandwiches, and more!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Course Ingredient
Servings 4 people


  • 1/2 cup cucumber (finely grated)
  • 1 cup whole milk Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic (grated)
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp fresh dill (chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp fresh mint (chopped, optional)


  • Place the cucumber on a towel and gently squeeze out a bit of the excess water.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the cucumber, yogurt, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, dill, and mint, if using.
  • Chill until ready to use.


This recipe is courtesy of Love and Lemons.

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