Sunday, February 6, 2011

Classic Tzatziki

A Traditional Greek dip

Ingredients

1 cup grated seeded peeled cucumber
1 pinch of salt
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 tbls. chopped mint
2 tsp. chopped dill
2 tsp. lemon juice
 2 garlic cloves minced

 Place grated cucumber on several layers of paper towels and sprinkle with a pinch of salt. And let sit for 30 minutes.

 In a bowl combine cucumbers, yogurt and remaining ingredients, stirring until blended.  Top with a sprinkle of mint and  refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.