• Amy Lippert, NTP

Traditional Tzatziki Sauce

Updated: Nov 30, 2021

Tangy Greek yogurt, fresh cucumber, lemon, and oregano are a match made in heaven is this thick and creamy tzatziki sauce. So good with grilled salmon and pita bread, or even as a dip for fresh cut veggies!! Paleo tzatziki can be found here!

tzatziki sauce


Traditional Tzatziki Sauce

2 cups Full Fat Plain Greek Yogurt

1/2 cup Fresh Lemon juice

1 tsp Lemon zest

1/4 cup EVOO

1-2 Cloves Garlic, finely minced

1 tsp Dried Oregano OR 1 Tbsp fresh

1 English Cucumber, shredded

1/2 tsp Sea salt + 1/4 tsp Sea salt

1/4 tsp Black pepper


Shred cucumber and place in mesh strainer with 1/4 tsp salt, mix to combine and set over a bowl for 15-minutes.

In a medium bowl combine remaining ingredients and mix well. Squeeze out as much water as possible out of the cucumber and add to yogurt sauce stirring to combine. Top with a drizzle of EVOO and oregano and serve with pita bread, grilled chicken, or use as a dip for veggies!

cucumber sauce


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