Tzatziki Cucumber Yogurt Dip Recipe


Difficulty LevelVery EasyCuisine
Main Ingredient


 English cucumber1 , coarsely grated
 Kosher salt1 Teaspoon
 Plain yogurt1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Yogurt cheese1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Minced garlic1⁄2 Teaspoon, pureed in a mortar
 Chopped mint/2 teaspoons dried mint2 Tablespoon
 Lemon juice To Taste
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 507 Calories from Fat 286

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.1%

Saturated Fat 16.9 g84.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 109.8 mg

Sodium 2879.7 mg120%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.8%

Sugars 13.1 g

Protein 42 g84.6%

Vitamin A 33.1% Vitamin C 26.8%

Calcium 37.5% Iron 11.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine the cucumber and salt in a colander and let it drain for 15 minutes.
Squeeze out the excess moisture.
Put the cucumber in a medium bowl and stir in the yogurt, yogurt cheese, garlic, mint, and lemon juice.
Adjust the seasoning with salt if necessary.