Lighter Greek Tzatziki Sauce is super easy to make and a delicious Gyros sauce or as a dip for veggies. This easy recipe is ready in no time and always a hit! Made with Greek yogurt and a few other ingredients and a beautiful dip is ready to enjoy! Learn how to make Tzatziki Sauce that is healthier and so easy to make today!
I am a huge fan of Greek food and I have yet to share any of my favorites with you all! This changes today! Homemade Tzatziki Sauce is super flavorful and easy to prepare. I love it with Chicken Gyros, recipe coming later this week! Holy deliciousness! I make it all the time and my son asked if the recipe for my Tzatziki Dip was on the blog and I said no! He told me that is just wrong, so I am making it right today.
I love Tzatziki because it is low-calorie, gluten-free and so easy to make and just a few ingredients. For those on keto use full-fat yogurt.
Health benefits of Tzatziki Sauce:
Tzatziki Sauce is made with Greek yogurt that is packed with protein. Protein is great for your skin, helps your bones stay strong and its an immune booster. I use fat-free yogurt. If you are on a Keto Diet, use full-fat yogurt.
What other foods pair well Homemade Tzatziki Sauce Recipe?
Tzatziki Sauce is awesome with and veggies or chips. I love it with Gyros and Souvlaki. They go great with any grilled meats. I love it with my grilled citrus chicken kabobs.
How to Make Lighter Homemade Tzatziki Sauce:
- It is very important to drain the yogurt to make the excess water drains before adding the other ingredients. Use a piece of cheesecloth and let the yogurt drain in a colander for about 1 hour.
- Squeeze the excess water out of the cucumbers before using in the recipe. Place the cucumbers on a piece of cheesecloth and squeeze the cucumbers to drain the water.
- In a bowl, combine well the Greek yogurt, drained cucumber, vinegar, minced garlic, lemon juice, salt, black pepper.
It’s best to let the flavors combine in the fridge for a few hours. Serve with warm pita bread, gyros, souvlaki, grilled meats, and veggies.