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Cold appetizer of cucumbers and tomatoes in tzatziki sauce

Tzatziki sauce with cucumbers and tomatoes

Do you want a very fresh starter? Then you must try the cold starter of cucumbers and tomatoes in tzatziki sauce.

The cold appetizer of cucumbers and tomatoes in tzatziki sauce is a very suitable entrance ticket to open a spring or summer lunch. Tzatziki sauce, despite its somewhat complicated name, is actually the easiest dressing in this world to make. It is just a matter of mixing the various ingredients together, and here you have a fantastic dressing for this tomato and cucumber salad, which you can arrange according to your imagination .

Not only is it suitable as an appetizer, but it can also be a perfect side dish for various fresh main courses , such as fish.

Tzatziki sauce with cucumbers and tomatoes
Tzatziki sauce with cucumbers and tomatoes

P reparation of tzatziki sauce with tomatoes and cucumbers

  1. To prepare your cold appetizer, first, take care of the preparation of the sauce.
  2. In a bowl, pour the natural Greek yogurt and mix very well with the garlic cloves deprived of their internal sprout and well chopped , the chives cut with a knife, a little black pepper and fine salt.
  3. Squeeze the lemon and extract the juice, which we recommend filtering.
  4. Pour the lemon juice into the yogurt cream, then cover it with cling film and leave it to rest in the fridge.
  5. Thinly slice both the tomatoes and cucumbers, season with salt and oil and then serve to your liking with the tzatziki sauce.
  6. Finally decorated with a sprig of aromatic herbs .

For other recipes with the fresh flavors of summer we recommend the article Five recipes with good and quick cucumbers for a summer in lightness .



The vegetables, if left aside and not mixed with the sauce, can be kept for a maximum of half a day in the refrigerator, well covered with cling film. The sauce can be kept for 2-3 days in the refrigerator at the most. We do not recommend freezing in the freezer.


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