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Tzatziki

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Ingredients
  Garlic bulb 1
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Cucumber 1 Medium
  Plain low fat yogurt 200 Gram
  Fresh mint 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), shredded (1 Handful)
  Low fat fromage frais 200 Gram
  Lemon 1 Large, juiced
Directions

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4.
Slice through the middle of the garlic bulb and drizzle with olive oil.
Push the two halves back together and wrap in foil.
Put in the oven and cook for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, slice the cucumber in half lengthways, scoop out the seeds and discard.
Cut the cucumber into thin strips and put in a mixing bowl.
In a separate bowl, put the yogurt, mint, fromage frais and lemon juice and mix together well.
Remove the garlic from the oven and mix 4 cloves into the yogurt mixture. (The rest of the garlic can be kept in the fridge, wrapped in foil.)
Add to the cucumber and mix well.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 327 Calories from Fat 83

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.1%

Saturated Fat 2.7 g13.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 12 mg4%

Sodium 148.8 mg6.2%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g21.9%

Sugars 26.6 g

Protein 28 g55.3%

Vitamin A 13.1% Vitamin C 123.9%

Calcium 46.9% Iron 9.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Tzatziki Recipe