Tzatziki


Tzatziki
Tzatziki is an ideal summer recipe: a cooling combination of Greek yoghurt, onion, garlic, cucumber and herbs. It is normally served as a side dish or condiment.

This is a Greek recipe, but similar dishes exist in other eastern and middle-eastern countries, under different names.
24,7024.7/5 for 12 ratings
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Last modified on: September 8th 2015

For 400 g, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 200 g 400 g 800 g 1 kg 200 g

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
16 min.16 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Tzatziki : Photo of step #1
Peel 1 onion and chop small.

Do the same with the garlic.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Peel 1 cucumber and cut into small dice.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Break up 100 g feta roughly with a fork.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
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Finely chop 2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves and 2 tablespoons parsley.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Mix in a bowl the garlic, onion, feta and herbs.

Add 100 g plain yoghurt (preferably Greek style), 2 tablespoons olive oil and 1 tablespoon lemon juice, salt and pepper.

Stage 6
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Check the seasoning and your tzatziki is ready. You can serve it with fried croutons, vegetable sticks or radishes.

Remarks

The amounts given are for guidance and only approximate. Do feel free to adapt them to your taste, adding a little more or a little less.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
681 Kcal or 2,851 Kj26 gr26 gr52 gr
34 %10 %2 %8 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
106 Kcal or 444 Kj4 gr4 gr8 gr
5 %2 %<1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Plain yoghurtPlain yoghurt: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Home-made doner kebab, Cretan-style salmon , Spinach fritters, Light herb sauce, ... All
FetaFeta: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Lumberjack turnovers, Cretan-style salmon , Greek salad, Feta in olive oil with herbs, Mediterranean toast, ... All
Fresh mint leavesFresh mint leaves: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Courgette tart with mint, Peach and mint salad , Pears in red wine with blackcurrant , Minted Melon, Strawberries with mint and cream, ... All
ParsleyParsley: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Poivrade Artichoke Salad, Fillets of sole meunière, Escalope of veal in a cream sauce, Spaghetti with mussels and basil, Warm autumn salad, ... All

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