This healthy and light Easy Tzatziki Sauce is quick to make with both pantry and fresh ingredients. It's also low-fat and Weight Watches friendly at only 1 WW point on the blue plan. It goes perfectly with Greek style potatoes, souvlaki or on it's own with pita bread!
Course Appetizer, Snack, topping
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Keyword applesauce, easy, tzatziki
Prep Time 15minutes
Total Time 15minutes
Author Terri Gilson
1-long seedless English cucumber (about 1 ¼ cups grated cucumber, when liquid is squeezed out)unpeeled, grated on the large holes of your box cheese grater
1¼cup plain, non-fat Greek yogurt0 %
1wholelemon (you'll use the juice from the entire lemon)
3tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2tablespoonschopped fresh dill or 1 tbsp dried dill
Squeeze the grated cucumber through a sieve to remove excess moisture. Make sure you squeeze it very thoroughly to get as much liquid out as possible. * You should get about 1 ¼ cup grated cucumber when you are done; if there is less, that's fine.
Then transfer the squeezed cucumber to a serving bowl.
Add everything else (the yogurt, olive oil, dill, fresh lemon juice (juice from one whole lemon, lemon juice from concentrate, garlic and salt) to the bowl, and stir to blend.
Taste and add additional salt, if necessary.
Serve tzatziki immediately or chill for later. *Leftover tzatziki keeps well, chilled, for about 4 days.
Garnish with fresh dill, if desired.
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📋 Easy Tzatziki Sauce Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 tbsp)
Calories 6Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Vitamin A 18IU0%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.