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.
27,9784.7/5 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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PreparationStart to finish
16 min.16 min.
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Keeping:

Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.

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 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.

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).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Greek yoghurtGreek yoghurt: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Cretan-style salmon , Spinach fritters, Spinach and cashew brik rolls, Light herb sauce, Norwegian tartines, ... All
FetaFeta: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Souda salad, Lumberjack turnovers, Cretan salad, Feta in olive oil with herbs, Greek salad, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mushrooms on toast, French style, Lumberjack turnovers, Tomato pesto, Pollack Parmentier, Fish fillet with preserved lemons, ... All
Fresh mint leavesFresh mint leaves: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chicken nems, Pears in red wine with blackcurrant , Marinated tuna with herbs, Peach and mint salad , Courgette tart with mint, ... All

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