Tzatziki surrounded by sliced pita on a blue and white plate
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4.97 from 31 votes


This creamy Greek dip is packed full of cucumber with a hint of mint, lemon and garlic and has so many uses. If you are a fan of Greek food, then you will have had tzatziki before, so we are showing you how to make tzatziki.
Prep Time5 mins
chilling time10 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Sauce/Spread
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean
Keyword: greek dip, healthy dip, how to make tzatziki, meze recipe
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 139kcal
Author: Dannii


  • 350 g Full fat Greek yoghurt
  • 0.5 Cucumber
  • 3 Cloves of garlic, minced
  • 0.5 Lemon (Juice only)
  • 1 handful Fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 1 pinch Sea salt and black pepper


  • Grate the cucumber in to a bowl and then scoop up some in your hand and squeeze all the juice out in to another bowl (save to add to green smoothies), and continue until you have done all the cucumber.
  • Add the cucumber to a bowl with the rest of the ingredients.
  • Mix well and leave in fridge for 10 minutes before serving. Serve with pita bread and crudités.


Serving: 1portion | Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 72mg | Potassium: 76mg | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 9.1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.2mg