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a white bowl of Tazakai sauce


Basic Tzatziki Dip is rich, creamy & full of fresh dill, it's a perfect companion to any grilled veggies, sandwiches and more! I guarantee this sauce will liven up any meal!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Dips
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 2 cups


  • 1 1/2 cup of greek yogurt
  • 1/2 of an english cucumber
  • 2-3 garlic cloves crushed into a paste
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • Grate your cucumber, sprinkle it with salt let sit for 10-15 minutes. We want to remove as much water as possible from the cucumber.
  • Place the cucumber into a cheesecloth or even a clean dish towel and squeeze out all the water.
  • Add the cucumbers and all the other ingredients into a mixing bowl and mix together all the ingredients.
  • Cover & chill for at least 60 minutes in the refrigerator. If you can wait that long!
  • Serve.
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