Tzatziki Sauce (Yogurt and Cucumber Dip)85 Reviews
- Prep: 25 min
- Ready In: 10 hr 25 min
“Drain some low-fat yogurt overnight to make this yummy cucumber dressing. This is a delicious topping for grilled chicken or meat. It's also a great dip for veggies and pita chips.” - by Lobbylady
Original recipe yields 2 cups
- Line a colander with two layers of cheesecloth and place it over a medium bowl. Place the yogurt on the cheesecloth and cover the colander with plastic wrap. Allow yogurt to drain overnight.
- Lay grated cucumber on a plate lined with paper towel; allow to drain 1 to 2 hours.
- Combine the drained yogurt, cucumber, garlic, parsley, mint, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
Amount Per Serving (16 total)
- 21 cal
- 0.5 g
- < 1%
- 2.8 g
- < 1%
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (85)Rate This Recipe
"Yummy! I used Greek-style non-fat yogurt instead of messing around with straining regular yogurt (Greek-style yogurt is already strained). ..." See more"
"Freezing and then thawing the yogurt first makes it much faster to drain; I use a coffee filter over a strainer and it takes maybe an hour to drain--it comes out like thick Greek yogurt (even when I u..." See morese nonfat yogurt). Also, I use an immersion blender instead of grating the cucumber and just blend it all together."
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