Alton Brown's Tzatziki SauceSubmitted by: KRAVMAGAGIRL
IntroductionUse as a dip for anything you like, but especially Gyros and Falafel. Use as a dip for anything you like, but especially Gyros and Falafel.
16 ounces plain yogurt
1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded, and finely chopped
Pinch kosher salt
4 cloves garlic, finely minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
5 to 6 mint leaves, finely minced
Place the chopped cucumber in a tea towel and squeeze to remove the liquid; discard liquid. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the drained yogurt, cucumber, salt, garlic, olive oil, vinegar, and mint. Serve as a sauce for gyros. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to a week.
Yield: 1 1/2 cups
One serving is calculated as 1 tablespoon.
Number of Servings: 24
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PESCETARIAN.