Tzatziki and Vegetables

Tzatziki and Vegetables
Summary

Traditional Mediterranean tzatziki sauce is perfect for dipping low-carb non-starchy vegetables. It can also be used as a topping on salads, sandwiches or wraps.

  • Prep time
    8 min
  • Servings
    16 Servings
  • Serving size
    2 Tbsps.
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

16 Servings

  • Serving Size
    2 Tbsps.
  • Amount per serving Calories 20

  • Total Fat 0g
    • Saturated Fat 0g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 55mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 3g
    • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Protein 2g
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • plain non-fat yogurt
    2 cup
  • cucumber(s) (peeled, seeded, and chopped)
    1/2
  • garlic (large, minced)
    2 clove
  • dry dill (can use 1 Tsp. of chopped fresh dill instead)
    1/2 tsp
  • salt
    1/4 tsp
  • lemon juice
    2 tsp
  • olive oil
    1 tsp
  • fresh vegetables ((choose a variety: fresh green beans (slightly steamed), green, red, or yellow peppers, carrots, celery, zucchini, yellow squash, tomatoes, cucumbers, radishes, broccoli, and cauliflower. ))
    6 cup
Directions

Directions

  1. 12-24 hours before serving, line a strainer with a paper coffee filter or cheesecake cloth. Place over a bowl. Spoon yogurt into coffee filter, cover, and refrigerate for 12-14 hours.

  2. Yogurt will now be thick. Discard the collected liquid beneath or use it in soups or breads. Remove yogurt from the filter and place in a small bowl.

  3. Mix cucumber, garlic, dill weed, salt, lemon juice, and olive oil into yogurt. Refrigerate for one hour before serving.

  4. Serve with a variety of vegetables like: fresh green beans (lightly steamed), green, red, or yellow bell peppers, carrots, celery, zucchini, yellow squash, tomatoes, cucumbers, radishes, broccoli, and cauliflower.

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