When you want to add INSTANT flavor to any grilled meal, fish, or low-carb wrap, this Tzatziki Sauce (keto) is the way to go! It’s cool, it’s creamy, and it’s loaded with flavor!
Tzatziki is a Greek dip and condiment that has become mainstream in North America, and there are as many
Traditionally, this is a combination of thick and creamy Greek yogurt, cucumber, garlic, and dill. Variations include a splash of olive oil, lemon, red onion, and more.
In this keto-ized version of this famous sauce, I’ve cut the carbs making it a high-protein snack that can be used as a dip, condiment, salad dressing, and more.
You’re only limited by your creativity, and with this versatile Tzatziki recipe, you can make a big batch and dole it out as you need it.
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Tzatziki Sauce (keto) is Versatile
What You Need to Make Keto Tzatziki Sauce
- Mixing bowl – these stackable stainless bowls are a lifesaver in the kitchen!
- Strainer or sieve – I love this one because it stands up on its own and isn’t wimpy
- Grater – watch those fingers! This set includes all the graters I need in the kitchen
- Sharp knife – invest in some Henckels! They are workhorses and offer great quality for the value
- Cutting board – cut yourself some slack and get dishwasher safe cutting boards!
How to Make Creamy Tzatziki Sauce Keto
- Grate the cucumber, salt it and set it to drain in the strainer.
- Mince the garlic and chop the dill.
- Squeeze the cucumber of excess water, mix it all together and serve!
Chef Jenn’s Tips
- Don’t have fresh dill? Use dried! Use about 2 tsp of dried dill.
- Like your Tzatziki with a bit of onion? Chop a bit of shallot into the mixture.
- If you’re using non-fat or low-fat yogurt, add a tablespoon or two of olive oil to bring up the fat content
- Tzatziki will keep well in the fridge for about a week so put it on everything!
What to Serve With Tzatziki Sauce Keto
Yes, it sure is! It is loaded with protein and can be a good source of fat if you use full-fat yogurt.
There are 3 net carbs in each generous 1/4 cup serving.
The longest part is draining the cucumbers, which take about 30 minutes. Then, you just mix and serve!
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Cool, creamy, savory and ketoized, this Tzatziki sauce goes great on grilled meats, veggies, fish and more!
- 2 cups Greek yogurt
- 2 cups cucumber, shredded
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 clove garlic, chopped finely
- 2 tbsp dill, fresh or 2 tsp dried
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- Shred enough cucumber with a cheese grater, to make 2 cups. Set into a strainer, and mix with 1 tsp of salt. Set aside to drain for about 30-45 minutes. Squeeze most of the water out before mixing with the other ingredients.
- Squeeze the excess liquid from the cucumber, and mix it with the yogurt, garlic, dill, and lemon juice. Season with a touch of salt and pepper, and serve!
Serving Size:1/4 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 51Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 416mgCarbohydrates: 4gNet Carbohydrates: 4gFiber: 0gSugar: 3gProtein: 8g
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