The Lechasseurs' Recipes

Only the "keepers"

Tzatziki Sauce


½ cup finely grated cucumber
1 cup thick whole milk Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
½ tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 garlic clove, grated
¼ teaspoon sea salt
1 tablespoon chopped dill
1 tablespoon chopped mint, optional


Place the cucumber on a towel and gently squeeze out a bit of the excess water.

In a medium bowl, combine the cucumber, yogurt, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, dill, and mint, if using. Chill until ready to use.