Fresh Tzatziki from Cooking Well

This fresh tzatziki recipe is a quick, easy and delicious option from Cooking Well

A sauce can truly make a dish–it can add depth of flavor, a zing of zest, and tie a plate together. When you whip up Fresh Tzatziki from our cookbook, Cooking Wellyou can serve it up with fresh vegetables for a snack, use it as a dressing for salad or as a spread for a sandwich, all while keeping your flavors fresh:


  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and neatly chopped
  • 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 4 large cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Pinch of salt

Fresh ingredients like lemon juice and garlic add bright flavors to this sauce

Cooking instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in bowl.
  2. Let stand for 20 minutes.

Nutrition information

(per serving, two tablespoons)

  • Calories 20
  • Fat 0.1 g
  • Carbohydrates 3 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
  • Calcium 57 mg
  • Phosphorus 47 mg
  • Sodium 35 mg
  • Potassium 110 mg

NOTE:  Information or materials posted on this blog are intended for general informational purposes only, and should not be construed as medical advice, medical opinion, diagnosis or treatment. Any information posted on this blog is not a substitute for patient-specific medical information or dietary advice. Please consult with your healthcare team or dietitian for a complete dietary plan and recommendations.

Want more delicious, healthy tips and recipes?

Check out our cookbook, Cooking Well, which is full of delicious PKD-friendly recipes to help you make healthy choices without sacrificing taste.


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