Tzatziki Dressing

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 37.4
  • Total Fat: 2.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.7 mg
  • Sodium: 229.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 2.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 1.1 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    1 cup nonfat plain yogurt
    1 English cucumber (seeds removed)
    2 cloves garlic
    2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    1-1/2 tsp dill herb blend seasoning
    2 tbsp lemon juice
    1 tbsp light whipped salad dressing
    2 individual packages of Splenda
    Salt & Pepper to taste


In a double square of cheese cloth, place the yogurt and gather edges at the top.
Gently squeeze the excess water from the yogurt.
Place drained yogurt back into cup and rinse cheese cloth. Peel and remove seeds from the cucumber and finely dice.
If you have a mini food processor/chopper, cut cucumber in 1-1/2" pieces and pulse several times until diced.
Using the same cheese cloth, place diced cucumber in the center and gather edges, forming a ball.
Squeeze excess water from cucumber and set aside.
Mince garlic.
In a bowl whisk together the olive oil, lemon, and dill. Add yogurt, miracle whip, cucumber and garlic.
Stir in Splenda and salt & pepper to taste.
Mix thoroughly and place in air-tight container.
Use 1 tablespoon of dressing on sandwiches or use as a dip for boiled shrimp. Yum!

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TIPTOES.

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is not tzatziki, I would simply call it a cucumber dressing. The addition of a sweetener and salad dressing has no place in tzatziki. The use of chemical based products such as Splenda violates the normal clean nature of this dressing. - 5/6/11

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  • Tzatziki is not made with sweeteners. I don't think I would ever make this version. I prefer the traditional recipe. I just use less. - 5/6/11

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  • This sounds so good.........will try soon! - 5/6/11

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  • Incredible!
    Great! - 5/6/11

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  • this is differnet . and it tastes good . well worth the time to make . - 5/6/11

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