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Greek Style Tzatziki

A cool and creamy Greek style tzatziki perfect for dipping and topping dishes.
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: Dip, Greek, Sauce, Tzatziki
Servings: 4
Calories: 65kcal
Cost: £4.00


  • Bowl
  • Chopping board
  • Knife
  • Serving Spoon
  • Box grater


  • 250 g Greek yoghurt
  • 4 Minced garlic cloves
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Large handful of fresh dill, finely chopped
  • Few sprigs of fresh mint, finely chopped
  • Third of a cucumber, de-seeded and grated


  • Add the Greek yoghurt to a bowl with the lemon juice and stir to loosen up. Add a little glug of olive oil to loosen up further if desired.
  • Season with salt and pepper and add the minced garlic. Stir well.
  • Stir in the dill and mint.
  • Halve the cucumber portion and use a spoon to scoop out the seeds. Use the coarse side of a box grater to grate the cucumber at an angle to get strands.
  • Use clean hands to squeeze out excess moisture from the grated cucumber before adding to the tzatziki and stirring well to combine.
  • Finish your tzatziki for serving by topping with cracked black pepper, a drizzle of olive oil and some sprigs of fresh dill.