Tzatziki Sauce (meze) in a bowl served with olives, bread and cucumbers

Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

An authentic Tzatziki sauce recipe that's easy to make and tastes delicious. Perfect as a Meze Dip or with a Souvlaki. Made with Greek yogurt, garlic, dill and cucumbers, its a Mediterranean classic.

Course Condiment
Cuisine Greek
Keyword Tzatziki Sauce recipe
Servings 8 people
Author Peter's Food Adventures


  • ½ Long English Cucumber
  • 2 cups of plain Greek Yogurt
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil extra virgin
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill finely chopped


  1. Grate the cucumber. Using your hand, squeeze all the juices out.
  2. In a bowl, combine squeezed grated cucumber with the Greek Yogurt, minced garlic, olive oil, vinegar, salt and dill.
  3. Cover and place in the refrigerator for 2 hours for flavors to meld together. Enjoy.

Recipe Notes

Always use an authentic Greek style yogurt, without added thickening agents (read the ingredients). Pot Set Natural Yogurt is best!