Tzatziki Yogurt Sauce

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We, at SkinnyMs., believe that every kitchen should be stocked with a carton of deliciously creamy and fantastically versatile Greek yogurt. After all, not only is Greek yogurt a Superfood that helps lower cholesterol and protect us against a number of health issues, but it’s so easy to use! Our Tzatziki Yogurt Sauce takes one of our favorite kitchen staples, throws in some spices, and turns it into a savory accompaniment to a number of our cherished dishes.

Learn more about the health benefits of Greek yogurt here.

Be sure to try Tzatziki Yogurt Sauce on these yummy SkinnyMs. Recipes:
BBQ Pulled Pork
Curry Turkey Burgers
Turkey Burgers with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Tzatziki Yogurt Sauce

Tzatziki Yogurt Sauce

Yields: 16 servings | Serving size: 2 tablespoons| Calories: 18 | Total Fat: 1 gm | Saturated Fats: 0 gm | Trans Fats: 0 gm | Cholesterol: 1 mg | Sodium: 34 mg | Carbohydrates: 1 gm | Dietary fiber: 1 gm | Sugars: 1 gm | Protein: 1 gm | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 1


  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled, sliced in half lengthwise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, removed from stem
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon sea or kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, more or less to taste
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt, fat free, plain
  • Kosher or sea salt to taste


  1. Remove seeds from the center of each cucumber by scooping out with a spoon. Finely dice, peeled and seeded, cucumber and lay pieces on a paper towel to drain, sprinkle with salt.
  2. After 30 minutes, combine diced cucumbers and the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Refrigerate at least two hours before serving to allow flavors time to marry. Pour Tzatziki into a serving dish and enjoy! Garnish with additional diced cucumber and dill.
  3. Tzatziki tastes great served with meats or as a dip or spread, perfect on baked potatoes.

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