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Tzatziki
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4.2 from 26 votes

Tzatziki Recipe As Made In Greece

Tzatziki is a very creamy, garlic-loaded dip. Very appetizing, refreshing, and super easy to make!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: dip, easy, Keto, yogurt
Servings: 1 big bowl
Calories: 925kcal

Ingredients

  • 850 grams /1 lb + 14 oz full-fat and strained Greek yogurt
  • 320 grams / 11.3 oz (2,5 cups) coarsely hand-grated English cucumber
  • 2 large (about 15 grams) garlic cloves minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • teaspoon salt
  • ground pepper

Instructions

  • Add the Greek yogurt to a large mixing bowl and work it with a hand whisk to become really smooth and creamy. Making sure there aren't any lumps in it.
  • Squeeze the grated cucumber with your hands to remove most of its water. Then add to the mixing bowl along with the Greek yogurt.
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the mixing bowl as well and mix very well.
  • Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving for the garlic to cool down a bit. Or even better overnight. If you like raw garlic you can serve this dip right away, along with some pita bread or rustic artisan bread!

Nutrition

Serving: 1big bowl | Calories: 925kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 89g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 1864mg | Potassium: 1680mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 992mg | Iron: 2mg