Rating: 4 stars
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This easy tzatziki sauce recipe is rich, creamy, and tangy and adds fresh flavor to any meal. Use on gyros or a Greek salad, or serve alongside a crudité platter for dipping. Tastes best when chilled for at least 1 hour after preparation.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
additional:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Peel cucumbers; remove seeds with a spoon. Roughly chop cucumbers, then squeeze to drain any excess liquid.

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  • Transfer cucumbers to a food processor. Add drained yogurt, garlic, olive oil, dill, lemon juice, salt, and pepper; process until well-combined.

  • Transfer tzatziki to a separate dish, cover, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving for best flavor.

Tips

To drain the yogurt, set a fine sieve lined with cheesecloth over a bowl. Add yogurt, cover, and refrigerate until the liquid drains off, 8 hours to overnight.

Nutrition Facts

75 calories; protein 3.4g; carbohydrates 6.4g; fat 4.4g; cholesterol 3.4mg; sodium 41.5mg. Full Nutrition
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