Classic Homemade Tzatziki


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time10 mins
  • Makes1 3/4 cups
Classic Homemade Tzatziki

Photo, Carmen Cheung. Food styling, Ashley Denton. Prop styling, Madeleine Johari.

Chatelaine Triple Tested

A clean, cool and refreshing dip to enjoy with grilled veg or chicken.


  • 1 small English cucumber

  • 1 cup 2% Greek yogurt

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro

  • 1 tbsp lime zest

  • 1 tbsp lime juice

  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • 1. Coarsely grate cucumber. Scatter grated cucumber over a clean kitchen towel and roll up to absorb excess liquid.

    2. Stir yogurt with 1 cup cucumber, cilantro, lime zest and juice, and salt in a medium bowl.

Nutrition (per 2 tbsp)

Calories 15, Protein 2g, Carbohydrates 1g, Sodium 50mg.

Kitchen Tip The dip keeps well, covered and refrigerated, up to one week.

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