Homemade Tzatziki Dip

  • Homemade tzatziki dip is a refreshing appetizer for any crowd!

    Homemade tzatziki dip is a refreshing appetizer for any crowd!

    I’m sitting on a fluffy white bed right now as I’m typing this. Just to my right, I have a huge balcony overlooking palm trees and the ocean. It’s glorious and makes me dread going back to DC in a week; but it’s a week away so I’ll just continue to soak up the sun and enjoy my time away. I’ve never really traveled somewhere warm in the winter because I’m too scared to fly in the winter. You never know when snow or ice will divert your plans and for me being such a planner, that would drive my anxiety through the roof. However, I think after this trip, I need to embrace traveling in the colder months because man, the sun and even humidity felt great when I stepped off that plane!

    Okay, so you know what baffles me? Why do hotels charge for Internet? You’re already paying them a buttload to stay there and they can’t even include Internet in your stay? I mean, what is it to them, you know? I guess I understand if they don’t want people streaming videos and downloading stuff, but that’s when you limit it. I just need Internet to do some minor work and check my email! Paying $20/day is not ideal in my opinion. It’s frustrating they don’t include it in your stay. I miss the days when they just included it. Now it’s just another way to upcharge you! Womp womp.

    Homemade tzatziki dip is a refreshing appetizer for any crowd!

     

    Homemade tzatziki dip is a refreshing appetizer for any crowd!

     

    Homemade tzatziki dip is a refreshing appetizer for any crowd!

    So since I’m in warm weather, I decided this homemade tzatziki dip is the perfect dip to share with you guys! Remember those homemade pita chips that I posted a while back? I actually made to accompany this dip and it was so good! Love cucumbers in dips. They make it so much more refreshing and light. I feel like I’m at a spa whenever I smell cucumbers. Which is funny because my facial moisturizer smells just like cucumbers and every time I put it on, I imagine being at a spa. Just a little morning dream, right? ;) Anyway – get this tzatziki dip on your next dip platter. Btw – I can’t spell tzatziki without Googling the spelling. I think I tried like 20 times before I succumbed and googled it.

    Homemade tzatziki dip is a refreshing appetizer for any crowd!

    Homemade Tzatziki Dip

    A refreshing appetizer for any crowd!
    Prep Time: 10 mins
    Total Time: 10 mins
    Servings (adjustable, but please note that results, timing, and cookware may vary when adjusting servings): 6 -8
    Calories: 35kcal
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    Ingredients

    • 2 cups plain Greek yogurt
    • 1 large cucumber, diced then squeezed of excess liquid
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
    • Handful of dill, roughly chopped
    • Juice of 1 lemon
    • Salt and pepper, to taste

    Instructions

    Notes

    Nutrition Facts
    Homemade Tzatziki Dip
    Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
    Calories 35
    % Daily Value*
    Carbohydrates 4g1%
    Sugar 3g3%
    Protein 5g10%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
    *Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. 

     

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  • Stacy | Wicked Good Kitchen says:

    Wonderful dip, Julie! I agree…cucumbers in dips make them refreshing. Perfect for spring and summer! Enjoy the rest of your trip and have fun basking in the warm sun!

  • Gaby says:

    This is my kind of dip! So bright and fresh tasting!

  • Naomi says:

    I totally agree! Why do they charge us for the internet????

    As for the dip – yes, please.

  • Erin @ Miss Scrambled Egg says:

    I’m all about those Mediterranean flavors. Tzatziki is one of my newer favorites especially with pita chips and falafel.

  • Sarah - Tasting Lifestyle says:

    Love tzatziki! Very tasty and nice pics!! x
    Sarah

  • Ali @ Whisk and Repeat says:

    I love tzatziki sauce, but never made my own. Your version makes it look so simple (and so good). I think I’ll have to add some chicken or falafel to my meal plan just so I can use douse it in this!

  • Senika @ Foodie Blog Stalker says:

    I love tzatziki (totally had to check my spelling) dip!! Every time I get a gyro, I ask for extra tzatziki on the side. So fresh, cool, creamy and YUM!

  • Karen Kirsch says:

    I have been searching for a great tzatziki recipe. Can’t wait to try this one out. Thanks for sharing!

  • Laura (Tutti Dolci) says:

    I could eat my weight in this tzatziki (and pita chips too!).

  • Maria says:

    YUM! Fresh and healthy- sounds delicious!

  • So jealous of your scenery right now! Enjoy every sunshine soaked moment.

  • Megan {Country Cleaver} says:

    This is craveable. I don’t have time to go to TJ’s or anything to grab theirs, which I LUV, so I have been waffling on making my own. Your recipe couldn’t have come at a better time Julie. Woot!

  • Effie,Tinos says:

    Good evening!!!Greetings from Greece!!Really nice try!Just try replacing the lemon juice with some vinegar next time…It tastes way better!Love your cooking!xoxo

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