Tzatziki – Famous low-carb (keto) sauce from Greece

If you want to prepare an unusual sauce, pay attention to the traditional Greek sauce named Tzatziki. Incredibly delicious and light, very easy to prepare.

Tzatziki is very popular sauce of Greek cuisine that acquires the admirers around the World with an incredible speed. Sauce is really tasty – it has a great refreshing taste and spicy aroma. Also, low in carbs, so it’s perfect for those who are eating by the rules of low-carb diets.

It can be served as a separate dish, or as a sauce for meat and vegetables. You can eat it as a snack with a celery sticks.

Recipe for Tzatziki sauce

Nutritional value for a serving size of 2 tablespoons (1 oz. = 30 g): 50 Calories, 1 g Protein, 5 g Fat, 2 g Carbs.

Tzatziki - Famous low-carb (keto) sauce from Greece

Ingredients that you need:

  • 1 cucumber
  • 8 oz. (250 ml) thick (full-fat) yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1-2 teaspoons of lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dill
  • salt and pepper to taste


Wash the cucumber, peel and finely grate. Sauce shouldn’t be too liquid, so drain the juice of cucumber well, through the gauze if needed.

Finely chop the garlic or squeeze it.

Wash the fresh dill, dry and finely chop. Then stir all.

Add the yogurt, olive oil and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Cool the sauce in the fridge, before serving. Enjoy!

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