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Tzatziki II

"A Greek dip with a pungent garlic flavor. Good served with hot pita bread triangles. Chill for at least 30 minutes before serving to develop the flavor. If you prefer, use parsley in place of the mint."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 48 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Peel the cucumber and cut in half lengthwise. Remove seeds using a spoon then grate the cucumber into a small bowl. Stir in the yogurt, garlic, salt and chopped mint. Chill for at least 30 minutes before serving to develop the flavor.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 48 calories; 1 g fat; 6.6 g carbohydrates; 3.6 g protein; 4 mg cholesterol; 189 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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The tip one of the reviewers stated on being watery had me grate and lightly salt the cucumbers before using. After 30 minutes wrap in a paper or regular towel and squeeze out the excess water. ...

Most helpful critical review

Perhaps it is runny because regular plain yogurt was used instead of the much thicker Greek strained yogurt? I used Greek and had no problems at all.

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The tip one of the reviewers stated on being watery had me grate and lightly salt the cucumbers before using. After 30 minutes wrap in a paper or regular towel and squeeze out the excess water. ...

Where I live there is this delicious Greek restaurant that is famous for this dip. They serve it with hot pita bread and feta cheese and it is excellent. This stuff tasted just like it, took m...

This is exactly like a recipe i've been using for years. There's no need to add oil like i read in other recipes. I changed it a little bit, i add 1/2 teaspoon dried dill and 1/2 teaspoon mustar...

I took a tip from another reviewer which actually works anytime you don't want watery cucmbers. After you chop or grate the cucumber add salt to them and then let them rest on papertowels to get...

seeded the cuke and threw it into the food processor. Placed salted cuke in a collander and weighted it down for about 1 hour to leech the juice out. This came together nicely. Added just a t...

Great recipe! I prefer mine more plain and I just use Greek Plain Yogurt from Trader Joes and cucumber and a dash of dill. I also eat this with Naan Indian Bread which tastes like pita bread. I ...

It turned out quite good! (The only suggestion I might make would be to add a little bit of all-purpose flour to the finished product. I found it to be very watery once the cucumber was added -...

This was amazing Tzatziki! I used Yogurt-Cheese to make it even creamier and thick. We used it as a side dip for roast lamb. It was fantastic and even better the next day when the flavours melde...

This recipe is really nice. I reduce the garlic to 1 clove, and use fresh dill in place of the mint. I grate 1/2 of the cucumber on the smallest part of a grating box, and the other 1/2 on the l...