Tzatziki Sauce II

Tzatziki Sauce II

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"This is a Greek yogurt sauce made with cucumbers and fresh mint. It's perfect for gyros, dipping raw vegetables, etc. Combine chopped onion with the mixture if desired. Low-fat or nonfat yogurt may be used."

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 15 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.8g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 63 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Use a cheese cloth to strain the yogurt over a bowl for 3 to 4 hours, until most of the water has drained.
  2. Press excess liquid out of the shredded cucumber. In a medium bowl, stir together the cucumber and strained yogurt. Mix in the garlic, salt, pepper and mint. Chill the mixture for 1 to 2 hours.
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This was excellent. I made some very small changes. First, I used reduced fat yogurt. In a mini processor, I added half the amount of salt and pepper, 10 lemon drops, 2 large garlic cloves, 2 go...

I have always thought I made a great gyros sauce, but after I made this recipe, I threw mine away. I don't know if it's the mint because no one else had it in the other recipes or the yogurt. Th...

Wonderful and very authentic (I have been to Greece, and frequent Greek restaurants where I live). I served this on pita bread with Souvlaki from this site. I would highly recommend using the ...