Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yields: 5-6 servings.


Mild, yet refreshing, this creamy dip serves as an excellent complement to grilled meats and vegetables. More commonly familiar as a traditional Tzatziki sauce.


  • 2 seedless cucumbers
  • 1 bunch dill
  • 1 bunch mint leaves
  • 21 oz. yogurt
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • Sugar to taste


-Peel cucumbers. Use grater to shred cucumbers. Sprinkle salt and let the cucumbers sit for 15 minutes in a chilled bowl.

-Set a few dill sprigs aside for garnish. Finely chop the rest of the dill and mint. Mix together and set aside.

-Mince garlic.

-In a mixing bowl, add olive oil, garlic, and water to yogurt. Blend ingredients until you reach a smooth consistency.

-Knead the cucumber to remove excess water.

-Add cucumber, dill and mint to yogurt. Blend.

-Add salt and sugar to taste.

-Garnish final product with dill sprigs.

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