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How to store tzatziki: Keeps for up to three days, covered, in the fridge.

How to serve tzatziki: Serve with toasted pittas or crisps as a dip, spoon over grilled meat or fish, or put on a platter and top with veg fritters, kofte or savoury pastries.

Can it be made in advance? Make up to three days ahead. Stir well before serving.


  • ½ cucumber, trimmed
  • 350g full-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 small garlic cloves, finely crushed
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped dill fronds
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  • STEP 1

    Coarsely grate the cucumber onto a clean tea towel, then squeeze out as much water as you can.

  • STEP 2

    Combine the grated cucumber, yogurt, garlic, herbs and lemon juice. Season to taste before serving.


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