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Avocado Tzatziki

Adding avocado into a classic tzatziki recipe gives it extra creaminess, extra color, and extra flavor! This is a versatile Greek dip that everyone will love.

Course Snack
Cuisine Greek
Keywords easy, vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 73 kcal

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 large avocado
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 jalapeño pepper, seeds removed and minced (optional)
  • 1/2 seedless cucumber, peeled and diced

Instructions

  1. In a food processor, combine the Greek yogurt, avocado, garlic, lemon juice, dill, salt, pepper, and jalapeño (if using). Process until smooth, scraping down the sides and processing again, if necessary.
  2. Scrape into a medium bowl and stir in the diced cucumber. Taste and adjust seasonings, if necessary. You might want a little more lemon, dill, or salt. Serve with cut up vegetables, pita chips, pita bread, or use as a salad dressing.
Nutrition Facts
Avocado Tzatziki
Amount Per Serving
Calories 73 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 205mg9%
Potassium 234mg7%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 90IU2%
Vitamin C 6.5mg8%
Calcium 36mg4%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.