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Τζατζίκι χαμηλών λιπαρών

Low fat tzatziki

  • Total Time: 20'
  • Yield: 6 μερίδες 1x


Low fat tzatziki is the traditional Greek appetizer in a light version.  Avoid full-fat strained yogurt and choose the one with 2% fat. Olive oil is used in moderation. Greek people love tzatziki, they eat it with meat, fish, legumes and vegetables. It is healthy and suitable for vegetarians.


  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled
  • 3 crushed cloves of garlic
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/3 cup chopped dill
  • lemon juice
  • salt, freshly ground pepper


  • To make tzatziki, first grate the cucumber on the side of your grater with the large holes.
  • Place in a a sieve and press to strain the moisture out.
  • Leave for 5’ pressing down periodically.
  • Put all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  • Add salt and the tzatziki is ready.
  • Place it in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour before serving.


Cook’s Tip

Tzatziki can be used as a healthy sauce for chicken, grilled vegetables, raw salads or as a dip for gyros. Strained yogurt may substitute cream cheese, sour cream or mayonnaise.

Doctor’s Tip

Strained low-fat yogurt is an ideal snack between meals as it a feeling of fullness thanks to its protein content.

  • Prep Time: 5'


  • Serving Size: 1 μερίδα
  • Calories: 83,8
  • Sugar: 3,1 gr
  • Fat: 4,6 gr
  • Carbohydrates: 3,4 gr
  • Fiber: 0,3 gr
  • Protein: 7 gr