Swiss Chard Tzatziki (Yogurt Dip)

The South Arm Community Kitchen served the Zucchini Feta Fritters with Swiss Chard Tzatziki.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup finely chopped Swiss Chard leaves (ribs removed)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • a dash of cayenne and cumin

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Source: South Arm Community Kitchen

Serves 4


Instructions

IMG_9051Sauteed the Swiss Chard with a little oil for 5 minutes until wilted. Let cool.

For a healthy version, you can cook the Swiss Chard in boiling water for 5 minutes, remove and dump in a bowl of ice water to stop cooking and strain.

IMG_9053In a medium-sized bowl, combine yogurt, garlic, cayenne, cumin and lemon juice.
IMG_9054Add olive oil.
IMG_9063Add Swiss Chard.
IMG_9064Use a hand blender to blend everything together.

Refrigerate until serve.

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It was a fabulous vegetarian meal. Thank you Richmond Sharing Farm for donating the fresh produce to the community kitchen.

Cholesterol Control

Minoo also shared the above tips on how to control cholesterol in our diet.

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