Tzadziki Recipe

Looking for an easy Tzadziki recipe? Learn how to make Tzadziki using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lillybeth56

Makes 1 serving



Yogurt sauce for dip and dressings

Recipe Ingredients for Tzadziki

2 cups Yogurt, Plain, Low Fat, 12 Grams Protein Per 8 Ounce
1 cup Cucumber
1 tbsp. Olive Oil
1 tbsp. Garlic
1 tsp. Dill Weed, Dried

Recipe Directions for Tzadziki

  1. 2 cups yogurt, fat free, plain

  2. 1/2 cup cucumber, grated

  3. 1 tbsp. olive oil

  4. 1 tbsp. garlic, finely minced

  5. 1 tsp. dill weed

  6. Line a strainer with fine cheese cloth, and drain yogurt of excess liquid for at least a half hour - the thicker it is, the better.

  7. While yogurt drains, peel cucumber, slice in quarters lengthwise, and remove seeds.

  8. Grate cucumber into small strips using medium sized holes on standard veggie/cheese grater. Squeeze excess water from cucumber using hands, or cheesecloth.

  9. Mince several cloves of garlic (about 1 Tbsp. or more).

  10. When yogurt is thick, combine it with all other ingredients, stir thoroughly, and enjoy.

  11. Keeps well, refrigerated in an air-tight container for several days. Drain any excess water released from cucumbers, before eating.

Categories

Dairy, Greek, Advance

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 70.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
21
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.3g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
43mg
2%
Potassium
161mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
5.0g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
0%
Sugars
4.4g
Protein
3.6g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 12% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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