Kittencal's Tzatziki (Greek Cucumber and Yogurt Salad)

5
Servings
20m
Prep Time
0m
Cook Time
20m
Ready In


"I strongly suggest to use Greek yogurt for this it's richer and thicker then regular yogurt, however if you cannot find Greek yogurt just use 4 cups regular full-fat plain yogurt and drain it in the fridge through a triple thickness of cheesecloth for 8 hours or overnight, if you are using Greek yogurt you will not have to strain it but make certain to drain the cucumber very well Plan ahead there is a 2 hour refrigeration time before serving "

Original recipe yields 5 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (152.6 g)
  • Calories 104.3
  • Total Fat - 2.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 9.3 mg
  • Sodium - 109.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 11.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.1 g
  • Sugars - 11.2 g
  • Protein - 8 g
  • Calcium - 277.6 mg
  • Iron - 0.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Put the finely chopped cucumbers in a sieve and press out as much excess liquid as possible. In a large bowl mix the minced garlic with the salt into a paste. Add in the Greek yogurt (or strained yogurt) with garlic/salt paste, add to the drained cucumbers, mint, olive oil, more salt and pepper to taste.

Step 2

Cover and chill for a minimum of 2 hours before serving.

Tips & Variations


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Jay

This was great over Derf's Pork Souvlaki. I loved the flavors in this and it complimented the pork so well. No wonder they always use this sauce on Souvlaki.

review by:
(6 Mar 2013)

Bergy

Great flavour - I was heavy with the garlic. Served with Bagel chips intead of traditional pita. Went over well. Another Kitten recipe I love Thanks!

review by:
(28 Jul 2012)