Serving Size:
2-1/2 tablespoons

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free
  • Lower Protein
  • Heart Healthy


  • 1/2 small cucumber
  • 1 cup plain Greek nonfat yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Peel the cucumber then grate using the large holes of a box grater.
  2. Remove some of the liquid from grated cucumber by lightly squeezing while holding over the sink.
  3. In a small bowl mix cucumber with the Greek yogurt, garlic powder, dill, pepper and lemon juice to make tzatziki sauce.
  4. Cover and place in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Helpful hints

Nutrients per serving

Calories 20

Protein 2 g

Carbohydrates 3 g

Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2 mg

Sodium 11 mg

Potassium 58 mg

Phosphorus 31 mg

Calcium 34 mg

Fiber 0.1 g

Added Sugar 0 g

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