tzatziki sauce for chicken gyros

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 78.6
  • Total Fat: 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.9 mg
  • Sodium: 69.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 5.5 g

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this is a rich flavorful sauce for chicken gyros this is a rich flavorful sauce for chicken gyros
Number of Servings: 5


    16 oz plain yogurt(non fat if possible)
    1/2 hothouse cucumber or 1 regular cucumber,peeled and seeded(later grated)
    2-3 cloves of garlic, pressed through a garlic press or finely minced
    1 tsp white wine vinegar
    salt and pepper to taste(i omitted cause of no sodium diet)
    squeeze of fresh lemon juice
    Extra virgin olive oil as needed


to make the tzatziki sauce,strain the yogurt using cheesecloth over a bowl.let strain for several hours or overnight.
Shred the cucumbers.wrap in a towel and squeeze to remove as much water as possible. Mix together the strained yogurt,shredded cucumber,garlic,white wine vinegar and lemon juice.Drizzle lightly with the olive oil. refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld

Serving Size: makes enough for 5 gyros

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHERYLLYNNR.

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