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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 1 bowl 1x
  • Cuisine: Greek


Tzatziki or tzadziki is a type of Greek and Turkish meze or appetizer usually used for souvlaki and gyros; it can also be used as a dip for breads, potato chips and pita. This dish is made out of strained yoghurt mixed with grated cucumber, garlic, salt, olive oil, mint and lemon juice.


  • 2 cups Greek Style yogurt
  • 1 medium cucumber, seeded
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 mint leaves, finely chopped
  • salt


  1. Roughly chop cucumbers then put in a mixing bowl together with 2 tsp of salt. Set aside for 30 minutes then squeeze cucumbers to drain any liquid out of it.
  2. Place cucumber and other ingredients in a blender or food processor and quickly blend all the ingredients together.
  3. Chill then serve.