Tzatziki Sauce (Cucumber Sauce for Gyros)
recipe at a glance
4 stars - 1 review
ready in: 1-2 hrs
serves/makes: 3 cupsrecipe id: 14951
2 cups plain yogurt
2 teaspoons pureed garlic
1 teaspoon salt
2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded, grated ( use large holes on grater)
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons olive oil
Drain yogurt for 1 hour in cheesecloth lined strainer.
In bowl, combine yogurt, garlic, and half the salt.
Sprinkle remaining salt on grated cucumbers, drain for 10-15 minutes.
Add drained cucumbers to yogurt.
Drizzle with olive oil, mix well.
This is wonderful with salads, as a dip with crackers. It is a Greek recipe.
10 calories, 1 grams fat, 1 grams carbohydrates, 0 grams protein per tablespoon
. This recipe is low in sodium.
ratings & reviews
|Nov 12, 2013 love from the kitchen
I used 1/4 tsp black pepper as I was afraid it would be too much. It was a thin sauce, should I maybe have used greek yogurt which is thicker? Or maybe my cucumbers were too watery. It was too thin to be a dip and I was out of yogurt so I added some thick sour cream which made it easier to dip.