Tzatziki iii

Yield: 2 cup(s)

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Plain yogurt *
1 large Cucumber
1 teaspoon Salt
2 cloves Garlic, minced
2 tablespoons Fresh dill, finely chopped
1 tablespoon White wine vinegar
¼ teaspoon Pepper
2 tablespoons Olive Oil
\N \N Calories: 15 Total Fat (g): 1
\N \N Protein (g): Saturated Fat (g):
\N \N Sodium (g): Cholesterol (mg):

Preparation Time: 15 min Cooking Time: 2 hour standing Instructions:

Line plastic or nylon sieve with cheese-cloth set over bowl. Spoon yogurt into sieve. Cover and let drain in refrigerator 2 hours.

Meanwhile, peel, seed, and coarsely grate cucumber. Place in colander, Sprinkle with salt and cover with plate small enough to fit inside colander; let drain 1 hour. Rinse cucumber; pat dry on paper towels.

In a medium bowl combine yogurt, cucumber, garlic, dill, vinegar and pepper. Stir in olive oil, a little at a time until blended.

Source/Author: Homemakers Recipe Collection of the Year / typo Bob Shiells

Nutrition: per: Tablespoon

: Carbohyrates (g):


* Use yogurt that doesn't combine pectins or fillers (check ingredients listed on carton), as these prevent it from draining properly. Submitted By BOB SHIELLS On 07-05-95

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