Easy Tzatziki


Level: Easy

Total: 15 min

Prep: 15 min

Yield: 1 1/2 cups

1 cup Greek whole milk yogurt

1 English cucumber, seeded, finely grated and drained

2 cloves garlic, finely minced

1 teaspoon lemon zest plus 1 tablespoon fresh

Lemon juice

2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill

Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper


In a medium bowl, whisk together the yogurt, cucumber, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, and dill.  Season with salt and pepper. Chill.

For some extra flavor, you can add any of the following:

Olive oil

Coarsely chopped fresh mint,

Brush a pita with some olive oil and sprinkle za'atar on top. Bake in the oven until crispy and serve.

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