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Avocado-Mint Tzatziki

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.

This recipe goes with Grilled Middle Eastern Turkey Meatballs

Coastal Living MAY 2012

  • Yield: Makes 3 1/2 cups

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

Preparation

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

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