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Tzatziki (Cucumber, Mint & Feta Dip)

Claire Wright


Serves: 4

Prep time: 2 mins


1 cucumber

300g Greek yogurt

75g feta, crumbled

1/2 bunch fresh mint (a large handful), leaves picked off and roughly chopped

fresh ground black pepper, to taste

Veg Portions / Serving: 1


Kitchen Ninja

Recipe created for Veg Power by Claire Wright. Food photography by Claire Wright |

Claire Wright from shares 3 simple ways to prepare cucumber that the whole family will enjoy.

This dip is really easy to make and delicious as a dip or sauce with cooked meat, salsa, raw or cooked vegetables and so much more.


Grate the cucumber and squeeze out some of the excess water. Stir it into the other ingredients and serve straightaway.

Kids in the kitchen:

Show the kids how to carefully grate the cucumber and squeeze out the excess water over a clean bowl. Get them to crumble the feta, use scissors to carefully chop the mint leaves, and stir the ingredients together.

Claire Wright

Communications Manager: After leaving Exeter University with a degree in English Literature, Claire worked in various fields ranging from youth work and charities to publishing, before starting up a food-focused website when her first child was born. After being asked to project manage the publication of Veg Power's Crowdfunder book, Claire came on board as a fully-fledged team member in 2018 to take on the role of Communications Manager, looking after Veg Power's website and social media platforms.

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