Tzatziki is an incredibly refreshing (and healthy) Greek yogurt sauce that is excellent for dipping pita slices or fresh-cut vegetables. My favorite use for the sauce is alongside Dolmades, or on top of a pita stuffed with vegetables (tomatoes, onions, mushrooms & green peppers).
I prefer a chunkier texture, which is what I’ve recorded here–however some recipes call for a seeded, almost shredded cucumber. I’ve also adapted my own recipe so that I can make it in under 5 minutes. It chills well in the fridge for a couple of days, but it usually doesn’t last that long!
8 oz plain Greek yogurt
1 small cucumber, finely chopped
1 T olive oil
1/2 lemon, juiced
1 T fresh dill, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
salt and pepper to taste
Mix ingredients together in a bowl. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve with Dolmades, Pita, or as a vegetable dip.