Tzatziki, a cold dip or sauce made with yogurt and cucumber, is a refreshing way to kick any meal up a notch. Use it to top a baked potato or sandwich, or stir into chopped chicken and celery for Greek chicken salad. This impressive recipe comes together in under 10 minutes—just make sure to allow yourself an hour to chill before serving. 

Katie Barreira
Recipe by Cooking Light August 2015

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Credit: Greg Dupree; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
8 mins
total:
1 hr 8 mins
Yield:
Serves 8 (serving size: about 2 tablespoons)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place cucumber in a clean kitchen towel; squeeze to remove excess liquid. Combine cucumber and remaining ingredients in a bowl, stirring with a whisk. Chill 1 hour before serving. Refrigerate 1 to 2 days.

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Nutrition Facts

24 calories; fat 1.8g; saturated fat 1.1g; mono fat 0.4g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 1g; carbohydrates 1g; cholesterol 5mg; sodium 130mg; calcium 18mg.
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