Tzatziki (Cucumber Sauce)
Who doesn't know Greek tzatziki yet? To stay in the holiday mood for a while, make this authentic cucumber sauce, eat tasty! It is great to dip in some raw vegetables or a sandwich or with grilled meat such as lamb or chicken! Tzatziki is a really great versatile fresh Greek cucumber sauce based on yogurt.
Ingredients for Tzatziki :
- 3 cups - 700 g of strained yogurt
- 3 garlic cloves crushed
- ¼ cucumber peeled, grated, removed seeds and strained
- 1 tbsp of olive oil
- 1 tbsp of vinegar
- ¼ tsp of salt
How do make Tzatziki :
Place the yogurt in a cheese cloth and in a strainer to strain the excess water over night.
The next day when you make your Tzatziki peel the cucumber and remove with a spoon the seeds and grade.
Squeeze the cucumber to remove the excess water
In a medium bowl, mash together the grated cucumber and the grated garlic.
Add the yogurt and mix well.
Add the olive oil, vinegar and salt and again mix well.