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  • Serves: 10 Servings


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Category: Sauces, Greek

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Plain full fat yogurt; (high
  • -quality without gums and
  • -thickeners)
  • 2 ts Creamed very fresh garlic
  • 1 ts Sea salt
  • 2 Cucumbers; peeled, seeded
  • -and grated on large holes
  • -of grater
  • 1/2 ts Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 ts Olive oil
  • Fresh mint leaves; for
  • -garnish


Drain yogurt for 1 hour in a cheeseclothlined strainer to remove some of
its water. In a bowl, combine the yogurt, garlic and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt over the grated cucumber and
drain, 10 to15 minutes, to extract excess water. Add drained cucumber to
yogurt, along with pepper, and mix well. Cover and refrigerate until
chilled, about 1 hour. Drizzle with olive oil and garnish with mint leaves.
Serve with pita triangles or grilled fish.

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