How To Make Tzatziki

In the South Arm Community Kitchen, Minoo whipped up 6 dips. These dips are great for game nights with a group of friends. They also made great appetizers.

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These dips can be served with baguette, pita bread, corn chips, crackers and assortment of vegetables.

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We simply love the great colours of the dips. Can you guess it by its colour?

The first dip is Tzatziki which is popular in Greek cuisine.

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Prep time: 10 mins;  Yield: 2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Greek style yogurt
  • 1 cup finely diced cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped dill
  • lemon juice to taste
  • 2 small shallots finely chopped or 1/2 small red onion finely chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

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If you cannot find Greek yogurt which sometimes called Mediterranean-style yogurt, you can make your own substitute with plain yogurt. Just line a colander with a double layer cheesecloth and place over a bowl. Pour in 2 cups of plain yogurt and chill overnight in the fridge. Discard the liquid the next morning. You’ll end up with 1 cup of Greek-style yogurt which is thicker than plain yogurt.

Instructions

Tzatziki-2-300x200Combine Greek-style yogurt with finely diced cucumbers, lemon juice and finely chopped shallots.
Tzatziki-3-300x200Mix in fresh chopped dill and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serve with pita bread.

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  1. i LOVE tzatziki. i can eat a whole cup full in a sitting haha… it’s the best with pita bread.

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    read about it there!

  2. Mmmm…this will be a great money saver! I’m a big fan of tzatziki!

  3. Greek tzatziki without garlic??? That’s sacrilege!

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