Tzatziki Sauce

This is a Greek sauce made with thick, creamy yogurt. It can also be served as a dip with pita bread rounds, a spread for sandwiches, or thinned out with good olive oil for a refreshing salad dressing.



Makes 2 1/2 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes


1 (16-ounce) container plain yogurt
1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded, and diced
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 garlic clove, pressed


Stir together yogurt and remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Cover and chill until ready to serve.


Matthew Thomas Rocchio, Houston, Texas,

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April 2005
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