Wheeler’s Dill-icious Tzatziki

For the write up, please see the post here.


  • 2 cups plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons (or more) finely chopped fresh dill (sans the stems)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (more or less to taste)
  • 1-2 tablespoons lime juice (more or less to taste)
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • Optional: 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint


  1. If thicker tzatziki is desired, either buy “Greek” yogurt or strain regular yogurt by placing a cheesecloth in a strainer, and the strainer in a bowl, and pouring the unstrained yogurt into the cheesecloth lining. Cover and let sit in the refrigerator overnight or for 8 hours.
  2. Chop garlic, dill and, it if is being used, mint.
  3. Mix yogurt in a medium bowl with all of the ingredients except for salt, until will combined.
  4. Salt to taste immediately and use or refrigerate for 8+ hours and then salt to taste.

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