Tzatziki Sauce with Dill


1 cup yogurt, strained for 2-4 hours
1 cucumber
4 tsp. olive oil
2-3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 garlic cloves, peeled
1 Tbsp. fresh or 1-1/2 tsp. dried dill
Salt and pepper to taste


Peel the cucumber and remove the seeds and soft portion.
Use a food processor to puree the ingredients and mix well.
Transfer to a serving dish, cover and chill for several hours prior to serving.

8/13/2016 – Followed above other than did not have lemons so used fresh lime juice and Greek yogurt rather than straining. Should have poured the thin liquid yogurt as the sauce was a bit thin. Straining would have been good.

Tzatziki Sauce



  • 2 cups plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 cups diced cucumber
  • 1/2 cup fresh dill minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh mint minced
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a medium bowl, combine all the ingredients and stir until fully incorporated. Chill before serving.
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