“Tzatziki” - Yogurt and garlic dip with cucumber


  • 500 gr of Greek strained yoguart (preferebly sheep yogurt)
  • 1 cucumber grated and strained very very well (you can squeeze it with your hands)
  • 5 garlic bulbs mashed
  • 1 Tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin Greek olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped dill or parsley (keep a pinch for decorative reasons)
  • salt to taste


  1. In a bowl add all the ingredients above and mix then well
  2. Let it rest for 30 minutes so all flavours will manage to blend in

Serving tips:

  1. Ideal side dish for roasted meats burgers and fried potatoes
  2. Sprinkle a pinch of dill or parsley on tip before serving together with a table spoon of Greek extra virgin olive oil.

Καλή όρεξη!!! (kali orexi) – Enjoy!!!!!


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