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Easy Greek Tzatziki Sauce


10 minutes


0 minutes


1 Large Jar or Container

This easy recipe is great to have in your back pocket. Whether you are making Greek tzatziki sauce to eat on your vegan gyros, with pita, on chicken souvlaki if you’re not plant-based, or even on sandwiches, this recipe is my go-to for whipping up this delicious Greek dip.

Why you’ll love this Greek Tzatziki Sauce recipe:

  • You can make it plant-based or vegetarian
  • It can be made in 10-minutes or less
  • Versatile and can be used on anything
  • Can keep up to 1 week in the fridge

Greek Tzatziki Sauce on a Greek charcuterie board

Ways to eat Greek tzatziki sauce:

Here are some great ways you can use this sauce:

As you know, I am Greek and love to create Greek-inspired recipes. However, of course, I need plant-based versions of these recipes so they fit into my lifestyle. I love taking the traditional recipes my family made for me growing up and sharing them with you with a plant-based, Maria, twist. 

Vegan Tzatziki Sauce on a Greek charcuterie board

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Vegan Tzatziki Sauce on a Greek charcuterie board

Easy Greek Tzatziki Sauce

  • Author: Maria Koutsogiannis
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 Large Jar or Container 1x


This easy Greek tzatziki sauce can be made either vegan or vegetarian, and is perfect to eat with pita, on sandwiches, or however you like your tzatziki!



2 cups greek yogurt or vegan cream cheese or vegan yogurt

1/4 cup fresh dill, roughly chopped

3 cloves of grated garlic

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper

juice of 1 lemon

1 cucumber, grated and squeezed to remove any excess liquid

3 tbsp olive oil


Combine every ingredient in a large container and mix to combine.

Store in a tightly sealed container in the fridge for up to 1 week. Enjoy with literally anything!


If you do not have a lemon, you can use white or red vinegar, around 3-4 tbsp.

Nikki Prantil

Best tzatziki EVER. you’ll never need to use another recipe again!

Maria Koutsogiannis

I completely agree!! Thanks for your love, Nikki!

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