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.
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Last modified on: September 8th 2015

Keywords for this recipe:GreekCucumberYoghurtHerbsStarterFresh
For 400 g, you will need:

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16 min.16 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
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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 Greek yoghurt, 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.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
731 Kcal or 3,061 Kj24 gr24 gr60 gr
37 %9 %2 %9 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
114 Kcal or 477 Kj4 gr4 gr9 gr
6 %1 %<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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 400 g : 8.05 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Greek yoghurtGreek yoghurt: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Spinach fritters, Cretan-style salmon , Lebanese-style chickpea salad, Norwegian tartines, Light herb sauce, ... All
FetaFeta: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Multicoloured cucumber-tomato salad, Rice à la grecque, Tomato and courgette tart, Spinach brik parcels, Cretan salad, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Polenta, Cod loin with saffron, Four-tier glasses, Salt cod brandade, Paella, ... All
Fresh mint leavesFresh mint leaves: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Peach and blackcurrant coupe, Marinated tuna with herbs, Peach and mint salad , Framboisier, 4 pears salad with vanilla, ... All
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