Tzatsiki

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 70.8
  • Total Fat: 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.0 mg
  • Sodium: 92.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 5.5 g

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Introduction

This is the sauce on Greek Gyro sandwiches. Serve as an appetizer along with Hummus - use pita or flatbread to dip. Also excellent fat-free alternative to mayo on sandwiches or as a salad dressing. T This is the sauce on Greek Gyro sandwiches. Serve as an appetizer along with Hummus - use pita or flatbread to dip. Also excellent fat-free alternative to mayo on sandwiches or as a salad dressing. T
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    32 oz Container of Non-fat Plain Yogurt
    1 large cucumber (English is best), peeled and grated
    Salt
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
    2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
    pepper - freshly ground

Directions

Begin the evening before you plan to serve.
Line a strainer with double thickness of cheesecloth and put strainer over a bowl. Put yogurt ito cheesecloth and refrigerate at least 8 hours. Put strained yogurt into a mixing bowl - will have about 2 1/2 cups yogurt. Discard water.

Meanwhile (about 1 hour before yogurt is ready), peel and grate cucumber in a colander and sprinle with 1 tbsp salt. Toss well and leave for 1 hour. Squeeze our as much moisture as possible and pat with paper towel. Add to yogurt. Add garlic, olive oil, vinegar and salt/pepper to taste. Ready to serve or refridgerate. Good for 7-10 days in refrigerator, I usually store in original yogurt container

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MARIARDH1.

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