Tzatziki Sauce with Dill

Tzatziki Sauce with Dill

Made  times
Mary 0

"Drain some low-fat yogurt overnight to make this yummy cucumber dressing. This is a delicious topping for grilled chicken or meat. It's also a great dip for veggies and pita chips."
I Made it Rate it Share Print
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


10 h 15 m servings 20 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 20 kcal
  • 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.5g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 20 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

See full nutrition

Nutritional Information

1 Serving
Servings Per Recipe:
Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  • Prep

  • Ready In

  1. Line a colander with two layers of cheesecloth and place over a bowl. Scoop yogurt onto the cheesecloth and cover the colander with plastic wrap. Put in refrigerator to drain, 8 hours to overnight.
  2. Place grated cucumber in a fine mesh strainer over a bowl; drain until most of the water is released, 1 to 2 hours.
  3. Stir the drained yogurt, drained cucumber, garlic, lemon juice, parsley, and dill together in a bowl; season with salt and pepper. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.


Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

This is pretty good considering it has no sour cream and breaks down great nutritionally. I used plain Greek yogurt, so there was no need to drain as written in step #1, making this even easier...

We've been looking for Tzatziki for awhile the was close to our favorite Greek restaurant. This one is amazing! We also used the Greek Yogurt so we didn't have to wait for it to drain. Defini...

I added 1 TBSP orange blossom honey and half a lemon squeezed along with 2 TBSP Tahini sauce. It tasted amazing!! Thanks for posting this!!

Other stories that may interest you