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Avocado-Mint Tzatziki

Photo: David Tsay
Yield Makes 3 1/2 cups
Avocado-Mint Tzatziki is cool and creamy and the perfect complement to grilled meats and vegetables. Our version has chopped avocado added. Serve Tzatziki on the side with warm pita bread triangles for dipping and as a condiment.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups plain regular or low-fat yogurt
  • 1 cup peeled, seeded, and grated cucumber
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped mint

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl. Stir in cucumber, avocado, and mint. Cover and chill 1 hour or overnight.