Quick and easy Greek sauce Tzatziki recipe

Greek Tzatziki sauce : This recipe is dedicated to those who dream of Greece, to those who have been there, to those who want to go there as soon as possible and to those with a sweet tooth who love gyros! Gyros is similar to kebab but for the Greek one, pork (or chicken) is used, while in Arab countries, lamb, chicken or beef are used as Islam prohibits the consumption of pork. . Tzatziki sauce is fundamental in making a good gyros (and kebab too), today I propose the procedure for making tzatziki sauce and tomorrow I will show you how to make an excellent gyros pita in a simple way at home!


  • 1 pack of Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 medium cucumber
  • 1 and 1/2 clove of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
  • very little vinegar or lemon
  • salt
  • dill

Watch the Video Recipe of the Greek Tzatziki Sauce


How to make the Greek Tzatziki sauce

Greek Tzatziki sauce

Grate the cucumber with a grater with large holes or cut them very thinly with a vegetable cutter. Put the grated cucumber in a colander for half an hour to remove the water contained, mash with a spoon and add salt.

Greek Tzatziki sauce

Also grate the garlic (1 and a half without the core), put the Greek yogurt, the finely chopped garlic, a few drops of lemon or vinegar, the chopped cucumber, a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil in a bowl, adjust of salt and stir, if you have some dill leaves add it (I did not find it).

Greek Tzatziki sauce

And your Greek tzaziki sauce is ready, which you can keep in the fridge for a few days. You can serve it as an accompanying sauce for meat, fish for dipping fennel or celery, or to flavor gyros pita. ENJOY YOUR MEAL!

WINE PAIRING: The presence of yogurt excludes thepairing of the plate al wine.

In this blog for wine pairings I have consulted the site most of the time: www.bodegasdevino.org

Greek Tzatziki sauce

Enjoy your meal!


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