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Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

The perfect addition to any Greek inspired meal without the guilt.  This yogurt sauce is low fat and low carb packed with delicious flavors.  Great as a dip or topped on seasoned grilled meat gyro wrap! 
Prep Time 4 mins
Total Time 4 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 7

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Medium Cucumber, (Seedless cucumber works best)
  • 1 Teaspoon Dried Dill
  • ¾ Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Lemon juice
  • Dash of Salt, To taste
  • Fresh Cracked Pepper, To taste
  • 1 ¼ Cup Fat Free Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon Red Wine Vinegar, (or White Vinegar)
  • Pinch of Red Pepper Flakes, Optional

Instructions
 

  • Peel cucumber, cut off the ends, and cut lengthwise. If cucumber has seeds, scoop out seeds and discard.
  • Grate cucumber then place in a kitchen strainer/sieve over a bowl. Refrigerate for 4 hours up to overnight to remove as much liquid as possible. Discard the liquid.
  • To a bowl, mix grated cucumber, dill, garlic powder, lemon juice, pepper, salt, Greek yogurt, vinegar, and red pepper flakes. Mix well.
  • Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.