Recipe by jslingo
"Drain some low-fat yogurt overnight to make this yummy cucumber dressing. This is a delicious topping for grilled chicken or meat. It's also a great dip for veggies and pita chips. Added another clove of garlic ( werewolves in Florida). Eliminated the parsley and go a little bit heavier on the fresh dill."
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1 (16 ounce) container
low-fat plain yogurt
cucumber - peeled, seeded, and grated
chopped fresh dill
fresh lemon juice
salt and ground black pepper to taste
Easy and delicious. I used Greek yogurt and didn't strain it. I chopped up the cucumber and put it in our metal coffee filter with a sprinkling of sea salt, let it sit for about 20 - 30 minutes, and then pressed out excess water by pressing my fist down into the filter until almost no more water could be seen dripping out of the filter.
This was delicious. I used Greek yogurt so I didn't need to strain the yogurt, only the shredded cucumber. I added just a pinch of mint at the end. This was also delicious on fish/shrimp tacos.
This turned out excellent! I haven't made tzatziki before, looking forward to making this again! Don't forget the salt and pepper to taste.
Really good on gyros. I'll definitely make it again. I loved dill, so I tried this recipe over others that use mint. I didn't make any major changes: I used Turkish yogurt, and didn't drain it (it's pretty thick). I used a paper towel to squeeze out the moisture in the cucumber, which worked very well. I didn't have any garlic cloves, so I used garlic paste. I did leave out the lemon juice.
Rave reviews from hubby and teen daughter. No changes made. I used a cucumber from my garden.
Great recipe! Next time I am going to leave out the lemon juice.
simple and easy to make.
Flavorful and easy! Don't get angry, but I used Low Fat Cottage Cheese instead of Yogurt (because I had to use it up), whirled it in the food processor until completely smooth, drained my salted 'minced' cucumber well, then rinsed off the salt, and dried on a paper towel. I omitted the dill, but the garlic and lemon created the bite and tartness I was hoping for. Thx to jslingo for posting it.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Tzatziki Sauce -Yogurt and Cucumber Dip
Serving Size: 1/16 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 20
** Calories from Fat: 4
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