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Yoghurt and cucumber dip (Tzatziki)

Light, fresh and creamy.
Yogurt and cucumber dip  (tzatziki)

This classic yoghurt-based Greek tzatziki dip is beautiful enjoyed with vegetable sticks, crackers, bread, on a souvlaki and as part of a tasting plate when entertaining guests.

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Yoghurt and cucumber dip (tzatziki)


Yoghurt and cucumber dip (tzatziki)

1.Place the yoghurt onto a large square of double-thickness muslin cloth. Tie the ends of the cloth together and hang it over a large bowl, or place in a sieve. Refrigerate for about two hours or until the yoghurt is thick.
2.Meanwhile, combine the cucumber and salt in a small bowl and let stand for 20 minutes. Gently squeeze out excess liquid.
3.Combine the yoghurt, prepared cucumber, garlic, juice and one tablespoon of the mint in a small bowl and mix well. Serve topped with remaining mint.

Tzatziki is served with bread or crackers and is delicious as an accompaniment to barbecued seafood and meat.


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