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Tzatziki (Cucumber Sauce)

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Category: Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 qt Cucumbers; peeled, grated
  • 10 Cloves garlic; minced (3
  • -tbsp.)
  • 2 qt Lowfat plain yogurt; or
  • -nonfat
  • 1/4 c Chopped fresh mint
  • Salt and black pepper; to
  • -taste


1. Lightly salt the grated cucumbers, place in a colander or strainer, and
allow to drain for 15 minutes.

2. Combine the drained cucumbers with the rest of the ingredients.

3. Chill for 30 minutes.

Menu Planning: * Here is a Greek version of a salad that is common
throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and Eastern Europe. While
appropriate as a side dish with foods of those regions, Tzatziki is also a
refreshing counterpoint for a spicy Eggplant-Spinach Curry (p. 355) or
Golden Curry (p. 359). Preparation Time: 20 minutes; Chill Time: 30 mins.

Yield 3 quarts. per serving 56 cals, 1.2 g fat, 62 mg sodium.

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