Tzatziki Recipe

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


Submitted by g00dbyepants

Makes 4 servings



http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Chicken-Souvlaki-Gyro-Style/Detail.aspx

Recipe Ingredients for Tzatziki

1/2 cup shredded cucumber
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 cup fat-free yogurt
1/4 cup fat-free sour cream
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 tablespoon rice vinegar
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
1/2 teaspoon Greek seasoning
1 kosher salt to taste
1 freshly ground black pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Tzatziki

  1. Place a cheese cloth over a medium bowl and strain the yogurt 6 hours in the refrigerator, or over night.

  2. Drain as much excess liquid from the cucumber and garlic as possible.

  3. In a large bowl, mix together the yogurt, cucumber, garlic, vinegar, olive oil and salt. Stir until a thick mixture has formed.

  4. Toss the shredded cucumber with 1 teaspoon kosher salt, and allow to sit at least 5 minutes. In a medium bowl, mix the yogurt, sour cream, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, rice vinegar, and olive oil. Season with garlic, fresh dill, and Greek seasoning. Squeeze the cucumber to remove any excess water; stir into sauce. Season to taste with kosher salt and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 100.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
67
Calories from Fat
13
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.5g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Sodium
701mg
29%
Potassium
246mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
8.8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
6.1g
Protein
4.5g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 16% Iron 3%
* 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
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very high in calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
  • Very high in sugar
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