Tzatziki – 42 calories per serving

IMG_1670Tzatziki – 42 calories per serving

Full fat Greek yogurt is the only way to go with this recipe! I use Total Fage 5% Authentic Greek Yogurt.  Low fat yogurts just don’t work.

The result is a silky, glossy, thick tzatziki and you don’t need to use very much for a big BURST of refreshing flavour.

I buy the big 500g tubs of yogurt and use the pots to store my tzatziki in – lasts for about 5 – 6 days in the fridge.

Preparation Time: 30 mins

Cooking Time: 30 mins

Serves: 8

Calories per serving: 41.8


Cucumber – 90g

Garlic, Raw – 1 Clove/3g

Juice, Lemon, Fresh – 12ml

Extra Virgin Olive Oil – 5ml

Mint, Fresh – 1 Tbsp/1.6g

Greek Yoghurt, 5% Fat – 300g


Remove the seeds from the centre of the cucumber (this is where most of the water comes from). Grate the cucumber coarsely, then squeeeeeeze out the watery juice using a sieve or by wrapping in a clean dry tea towel..

Mix into the yoghurt.

Finely chop a clove or two of garlic and stir in.

Add the virgin olive oil.

Finely chop the fresh mint and add, along with the juice of half a lemon.

Stir everything through.

Leave for 30 mins to allow the flavours to permeate.

Nutrition Data Per Serving

Calories (kcal) 41.8

Carbohydrate (g) 1.4

Fat (g) 2.5

Fibre (g) 0.1

Fruit & Veg 0.2

Protein (g) 3.5

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