Tzatziki is a Greek dish made from cucumber, mint and Greek yogurt. So quick and simple to make – serve with toasted pitta bread or poppadoms for dipping
Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips




    • Half a cucumber


    • 6-7 tbsp thick Greek yogurt


    • 8 finely chopped mint leaves


    • Pinch of ground cumin


    • 1-2 tbsp lemon juice and seasoning







    1. Coarsely grate the cucumber and put it in a sieve over a large bowl. Push out the juice, using a wooden spoon. Throw away the juice, put the cucumber in the bowl.


    1. Add Greek yogurt, mint leaves, cumin, lemon juice and seasoning, to taste.


    1. Serve with toasted pitta bread or poppadoms and fresh vegetables. Use on the day of making.



Nutritional information per portion



fat 1.5g saturates 0.5g calories 24(kcal)


This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.