Tzatziki (Cucumber, Garlic, and Yogurt Dip)

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Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 English cucumber
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 cups Greek yogurt
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 5 tsps. virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsps. red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh sweet herbs (dill or mint)
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Peel and grate the cucumber. Drain the liquid from the cucumbers by placing them in a colander and sprinkling the salt over. Place a small plate on top of the cucumbers to help push out the liquid, and let drain for 1 hour.
  • Combine the yogurt, grated cucumber, chopped garlic, olive oil, red wine vinegar, and the chopped fresh herbs in a medium bowl. Season with black pepper. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 English cucumber
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 cups Greek yogurt
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 5 tsps. virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsps. red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh sweet herbs (dill or mint)
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Peel and grate the cucumber. Drain the liquid from the cucumbers by placing them in a colander and sprinkling the salt over. Place a small plate on top of the cucumbers to help push out the liquid, and let drain for 1 hour.
  • Combine the yogurt, grated cucumber, chopped garlic, olive oil, red wine vinegar, and the chopped fresh herbs in a medium bowl. Season with black pepper. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories150
Total Fat8g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium330mg
Total Carbohydrate9g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars6g
Protein12g