What is Tzatziki Sauce?

Tzatziki Sauce is a Greek cream sauce from the island of Paros. The sauce is incredibly easy to prepare, perfect for vegetables and fried meat. The composition of the sauce includes grated cucumbers, lemon juice, garlic and light yogurt. This is the base of the sauce and it is perfect. Fresh and fragrant sauce will complement dishes of meat, vegetables and even just spread on warm bread.

The peculiarity lies in the fact that grated cucumbers, on a coarse or fine grater, should be put in a thick napkin and squeeze out all the juice. Instead of a napkin, you can simply squeeze the juice with both hands for as long as your strength is enough. Next, mix the remaining ingredients and the sauce is ready.

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Recipe type: Sauces
Recipe type: Mediterranean
Yield: 4
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Tzatziki Sauce


Lebanese cucumber — 2 pieces
White wine vinegar — 2 teaspoons
Lemon juice — 1 tablespoon
Greek yogurt — 300 ml
Garlic — 1 clove
Olive oil — 1 tablespoon
Salt — ½ teaspoon
Pepper to taste


1. Grate cucumbers on a coarse grater. Squeeze the juice with your hand. Put it in a deep bowl.
2. Peel and finely chop the garlic.
3. Add white wine vinegar, lemon juice, salt, pepper, olive oil, garlic, Greek yogurt to the cucumbers. Mix everything thoroughly.
Serving: Serve with meat.
Bon Appetit!

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