Tzatziki Cucumber Dipping Sauce Recipe

Tzatziki Cucumber Dipping Sauce Recipe

Total Time

00:15 mins

Preparation 00:15 mins


Recipe ingredients:

Preparation of the recipe:

Line a sieve with a double thickness of dampened cheesecloth.

Spoon in yogurt and set the sieve over a bowl.

Refrigerate for two to three hours or until yogurt is about half its volume, nicely thick and creamy.

Shred or cut cucumber into julienne strips.

Place in a colander in sink or over a bowl, sprinkle generously with salt, mix well and let drain for at least 30 minutes to an hour.

Rinse and gently pat dry.

In a mortor and pestal muddle the garlic into a bit salt.

Add to the thickened yogurt, cucumber, lemon juice, olive oil, and if desired, the pepper and mint.

Mix well.

Serve or refrigerate for a day or two so flavors mingle.

Stir again before serving and sprinkle with additional minced mint leaves if desired.

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