Tsatsiki recipe

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.




– 2 medium cucumbers

– 4 natural yogurt, goat or sheep preferably (500ml. aprox.)

– 1 clove garlic

– Table salt

– A few fresh mint leaves


– Wash, peel and cut the cucumber into cubes.

– Place the diced cucumber in a colander with a good pinch of salt, and let stand for 5 minutes.

– Cut the garlic into very small and thin cubes to mix with yogurt and mint.

– Wash and drain the cucumber and add to the yogurt sauce.

– Serve with bread or sticks, and fresh mint leaves for decoration.


This is a healthy and delicious dip that provides quality protein from the yogurt as well as excellent source of vitamin C from the cucumber.

It is an ideal dish for the diet of children, students, youth, athletes, adults and seniors.

* Related information: Mediterranean diet characteristics.

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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