Tzatziki

Tzatziki

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"This is something I made with my Mom growing up. Truly a wonderful Greek accompaniment to many meals, especially meats, or as a dip for veggies and pita bread. Strained yogurt may be found at Greek groceries and specialty shops, or use the method listed in the steps. Adjust the amount of garlic to taste. Opa!"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 35 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.4g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 20 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place a cheese cloth over a medium bowl and strain the yogurt 6 hours in the refrigerator, or over night.
  2. Drain as much excess liquid from the cucumber and garlic as possible.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together the yogurt, cucumber, garlic, vinegar, olive oil and salt. Stir until a thick mixture has formed.
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I tweaked this recipe based on a wonderful reccomendation from woman in Santorini, Greece. Directions & ingredients are the same, just adjusted the amounts. You MUST drain the yogurt for 5-6 hou...

Do drain your yogurt and squeeze the excess water from your cuke! I drain yogurt by using a strainer with a paper coffee filter in it, let it sit for awhile, and the water strains out easily. ...

Very good! I served this at a dinner party with warm pita bread. It was a hit! Food processor made this appetizer easy. If you buy a low-water content yogurt, you don't need to drain over cheese...