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Low fat tzatziki recipe

Low fat tzatziki recipe

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Enjoy this version of cool, creamy tzatziki made with low-fat yoghurt.

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IngredientsServes: 40

  • 900g low-fat Greek yoghurt
  • 1/2 cucumber with peel, grated
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper

MethodPrep:10min ›Extra time:8hr chilling › Ready in:8hr10min

  1. Stir together yoghurt, grated cucumber, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil in a bowl. Add lemon zest, dill, salt and pepper; whisk until smooth. Pour into a serving dish, cover tightly, and refrigerate 8 hours before serving.

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Reviews in English (187)

Supported a gentleman I work with to make this for his healthy eating club...big thumbs up!-17 Jul 2013

by JOHNN11102

PLEASE do yourself a favor and convert the "1 Tablespoon salt" to about half that or less. Same with the pepper. The recipe is completely inedible with that much salt.-27 Aug 2007

by LISAANDRE

Yummy! One tip: if you use Greek yogurt you don't have to drain first. It is available in almost every supermarket near the regular yogurt.-04 Aug 2007


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