Tzatziki ( prononced either za-DZEE-kee or dza-DZEE-kee, with emphasis on the second syllable) is a classic Greek sauce served with chicken, beef or lamb. Use Tzatiki in place of any condiment to finish sandwiches, wraps or salads. This is a lower fat, higher protein alternative to add zest to your favorite recipe. Enjoy!
1 (16 oz) container of Greek Yogurt, strained (such as Chobani Greek Yogurt www.chobani.com)
1 cucumbers, peeled, seeded and diced (place cucumber on paper towels to strain water prior to mixing with ingredients)
1 T extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp red wine vinegar
1 tsp crushed garlic
2 T lemon juice (1 lemon)
2 T fresh dill chopped
1 tsp salt
Mix all ingredients.Chill for at least 2 hours and garnish with dill sprigs prior to serving.
Makes approximately 2 ½-3 cups.
Serve withour NutritionBabes Crab Cakes.
1 serving = 3 T
30 calories, 1.5g fat, 0.5g sat fat, 2 mg chol, 165 mg sodium, 3 g Protein
*Strain yogurt in a cheese cloth, coffee filter or paper towel lined in a colanderplaced over a bowl.Strain in refrigerator for at least 30 to 45 minutes.