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Tzatziki Sauce

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Ingredients
  Plain low-fat yogurt 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Finely chopped unpeeled cucumber 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Place yogurt in a coffee-filter or double paper towel-lined sieve set over a bowl; cover and let drain in the refrigerator for 4 hours or until reduced to 1 1/2 cups (375 mL).
2. In a bowl, sprinkle cucumber with salt. Let stand 20 minutes. Drain in a sieve; squeeze out excess moisture and pat dry with paper towels. In a bowl, combine yogurt, cucumber, garlic and lemon juice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Appetizer
Interest: 
Quick

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 462 Calories from Fat 93

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.3%

Saturated Fat 6.8 g33.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40.7 mg13.6%

Sodium 2417.5 mg100.7%

Total Carbohydrates 55 g18.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.3%

Sugars 50.1 g

Protein 37 g74.7%

Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 19.2%

Calcium 126.1% Iron 4.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Tzatziki Sauce Recipe