Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Tzatziki Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Tzatziki

    Tzatziki. Photo by Boomette

    1/5 Photos of Tzatziki

    more photos

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 5 mins

    5 mins

    1 hr

    Lou van's Note:

    We go to Greece as often as possible and I love Tzatziki, I more or less live on it whilst there. This is the most authentic recipe that I've ever come across, unfortunately in the UK people seem to think that you put mint in it but I've never had it that way whilst in Greece. This is taken directly from a cookbook I picked up whilst in Crete, its by Margaret Phoca called The Best Greek Dishes. The only alteration I make is I tend to reduce the oil to 2 or 3 tbsp just to make it more healthy and I use Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Cooking time is chilling time.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Grocery List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note

    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Add salt, oil, vinegar and minced garlic to the yoghurt and mix well.
    2. 2
      Add grated and drained cucumber and mix well.
    3. 3
      Chill for a couple of hours before serving.

    Browse Our Top Eggs/Dairy Recipes

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 13, 2013

      55

      It was my first time doing tzatziki and it won't be my last time :) It's a success. Great recipe. I used 4 tbs of olive oil. I put salt on the shredded cucumbers to help remove the water. The tzatziki has a great thick texture. The taste is great. Thanks Lou van :) Made for Name that ingredient tag game

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on August 14, 2012

      The best tzatziki recipe I've seen out there. I use about 1/3 the olive oil, but otherwise this is the most authentic, simplest, best recipe I've found, and I've tried several recipes on the internet.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on June 19, 2012

      55

      Very nice! I've always made Tzatziki in the past using lemon juice instead instead of vinegar but preferred it this way.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No

    Read All Reviews (8)

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Tzatziki

    Serving Size: 1 (39 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 158.8
     
    Calories from Fat 153
    96%
    Total Fat 17.0 g
    26%
    Saturated Fat 2.2 g
    11%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 1.0 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 1.8 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.6 g
    2%
    Protein 0.3 g
    0%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    Greek yogurt

    Ideas from Food.com

    “Everything

    Everything Holidays

    Pop a bottle, cook some special dishes and celebrate the season.

    Advertisement


    Food.com Network of Sites

    • Mexican Recipes
    • Chinese Recipes
    • Australian Recipes
    • Breakfast Recipes
    • Greek Recipes
    • Restaurant Recipes
    • Italian Recipes
    • Christmas Recipes
    • Thanksgiving Recipes
    • Southern Recipes
    • Dessert Recipes
    • Deep Fried Recipes
    • Thai Recipes
    • Low Cholesterol Recipes
    • Indian Recipes
    • Healthy Recipes
    • Meatloaf Recipes