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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 109.2
  • Total Fat: 3.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.5 mg
  • Sodium: 116.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 7.5 g

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Andrea's greek yogurt sauce.. tzatziki

Submitted by: NYFASHIONQUEEN

Introduction

Delicious sauce for anything from chicken to salmon to rice or just as a dip for brad or veggies-
It disappears faster than you can serve it.
Use 1 large seedless cucumber with the peel if you can or 1 1/2 regular cucumbers peeled if you don't have seedless. Salt and pepper are always to taste, and the olive oil is optional but gives the sauce a bit of richness that is pretty good.
This sauce doesn't usually call for onion, but, I like it.
Delicious sauce for anything from chicken to salmon to rice or just as a dip for brad or veggies-
It disappears faster than you can serve it.
Use 1 large seedless cucumber with the peel if you can or 1 1/2 regular cucumbers peeled if you don't have seedless. Salt and pepper are always to taste, and the olive oil is optional but gives the sauce a bit of richness that is pretty good.
This sauce doesn't usually call for onion, but, I like it.

Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    Yogurt plain, nonfat- 32 oz container
    Cucumber (with peel) 1 large or 1 1/2 medium
    Garlic minced or pressed, 2 cloves
    Fresh chopped dill 2 Tbs
    Lemon juice 1/4 cup
    Salt, 1 dash
    Pepper, black, 1 dash
    Onions, raw, 1 tbsp chopped
    Olive Oil, 2 tbsp

Directions

Line a strainer with a cheese cloth or coffee filters. I use coffee filters. Place strainer in pot or bowl. Empty yogurt into strainer and place in frige for a few hours, allowing water to drain away from yogurt. It is important to do this or you will have watery sauce- yuck.
In the meantime, wash your cucumber, and cut off the ends- split in half lengthwise, and scoop out the watery middle where the seeds are (even seedless cucumbers have this) Grate your cucumber with a metal grater or in the food processor. Place on cheese cloth, or paper towels, and squeeze out as much water as you can. Again, very important- watery sauce- yuck.
Place cucumber in bowl, add strained yogurt, and all other ingredients- mix well, cover, place in frige for 2 hours, and serve with just about anything. Nutrition info is to serve 8.


Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NYFASHIONQUEEN.






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  • I made this for my boyfriend and myself. Since he is allergic to dairy, I subsituted soy yogurt, but I couldn't tell the difference! I've been looking for a tasty tzatziki sauce to make at home; I've finally found it! - 11/5/11

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  • this absolutely rocks! i made a few changes to make it extra low fat but its still super yummy :]

    changes:
    -non fat plain yogurt
    -italian flat leaf parsley instead of dill
    - no olive oil
    - no onions

    although i'm sure the original is delicious- thank you! - 12/1/09

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