Healthy living

Tzatziki

Tzatziki is a Greek yoghurt-based dip, also used as a sauce or salad dressing.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Serves: 6-8

Ingredients

  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, peeled and finely diced
  • 2 cups low-fat natural yoghurt
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mint, or 1 tablespoon dried mint

Method

1. Gently squeeze excess moisture from cucumber in paper towels. 

2. Combine yoghurt, garlic and mint in a small bowl. Stir cucumber into yoghurt mixture.

Notes

  • Can be stored in the refrigerator for 2 days.
  • To serve as a raita dip with curry, remove garlic.
  • Serve as an accompaniment to a Greek salad with pita bread.
  • Tzatziki is featured on the top left of the photograph.

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