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Tzatziki Sauce - Phase 4 Maintenance Recipe


1.5 cups of plain Greek yogurt 5% or more milkfat

2 cups of grated cucumber – see tips

1 tbsp of fresh dill

1 tbsp of fresh mint

1 garlic clove minced – or pressed

1 tbsp of fresh lemon juice

½ tsp of sea salt

½ tsp of fresh ground pepper

2 tbsp of olive oil


In a medium bowl whisk together yogurt, dill, mint, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper, and 1 tbsp of olive oil.

Fold in the grated cucumber, and drizzle the additional olive oil on top, garnish with additional fresh chopped dill or mint.

Tip: Cucumber preparation: Using a box grater the large side grate 2 cups of cucumber, I prefer long English cucumbers that are thin, they contain less water and have small or minimal seeds.

Once grated place cucumber in a clean tea towel and squeeze out all the excess water.

Tip: Enjoy with mandolin sliced zucchini, cucumbers, and other assorted vegetables scoop up with celery and endive boats.

Enjoy with chicken and fish and low carb pita

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