Tzatziki

recipe
Prepare this traditional Greek dip within an hour of serving time to prevent it from becoming watery. Greek yogurt is thicker and creamier than other yogurt, and we find it superior in this recipe. Serve with pita wedges.

Yield:

10 servings (serving size: about 2 tablespoons)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 17
Caloriesfromfat 5 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 1.6 g
Carbohydrate 2.5 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 78 mg
Calcium 53 mg

Ingredients

1 cup grated peeled English cucumber (about 1 medium)
1 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt (such as Fage)
1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 garlic clove, minced

Preparation

1. Pat cucumber dry with paper towels. Combine cucumber and remaining ingredients in a small bowl; cover and chill 1 hour.

Note:

Domenica Marchetti,

June 2008
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