Homemade tzatziki sauce is a simple cucumber and greek yogurt sauce that is so simple to make. Serve this refreshing sauce as a dip with veggie crudite, or pair it with any grilled meat for a mediterranean inspired meal.
Tzatziki with Cucumber Slices
- 1 Cucumber (divided)
- 1 cup Plain Greek Yogurt
- 1 Garlic (clove, minced)
- 1/2 Lemon (juiced)
- 2 tbsps extra virgin olive oil
- 2 tbsps Mint Leaves (fresh, finely chopped)
- 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
Peel and cut the cucumber in half and set half aside for slicing later
Take 1/2 of the cucumber and cut in half. Scoop out the seeds and discard. Grate the remaining cucumber then squeeze out as much liquid as possible.
Drain the grated cucumber, then squeeze the cucumber in a cheese cloth (or a strong paper towel) to remove the rest of the liquid.
Stir together yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, mint and sea salt until thoroughly combined. Add the drained grated cucumber, and refrigerate until ready to use.
Slice the remaining cucumber into slices and serve with tzatziki. Enjoy!