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Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

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This recipe for Tzatziki Sauce, by , is from The 2006 Intermatic 115th Anniversary Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dept. 1082 -- Denise Tilton
Added: Friday, March 24, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 c. - plain yogurt
3 - cucumbers, peeled, seeded & grated -- use large holes on grater
2 to 3 tsp. - garlic, finely grated or pureed
1 to 1 tsp. - salt
tsp. - black pepper, freshly grated
3 tsp. - olive oil

Directions:
Directions:
Drain yogurt in a paper towel lined sieve for 3 hours. In a bowl combine the yogurt and salt and pepper. Drain and dry the grated cucumber by putting in a clean tea towel, or cheese cloth and squeezing out the moisture. Add the drained cucumbers to the yogurt. Add the olive oil and mix well and chill before serving. Variations of this are to add fresh dill or mint, chopped fine.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the white creamy cucumber sauce that is served with Gyros. The homemade version is great for using as a dip.

 

 

 

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