Homemade Tzatziki

Homemade Tzatziki

Ingredients

  • 1 tub Greek whole milk yogurt or sour cream
  • 1 cucumber, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced.
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest plus 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice.
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill.
  • 1 tsp fresh or dried mint
  • salt and freshly cracked black pepper.
  1. Put the cucumber pieces in a sieve with salt and let the water drain out this makes the sauce not too sloppy
  2. When most of the liquid has drained from the grated cucumber, spread it out over a tea towel and pat dry.
  3. Combine with the garlic mixture, then stir through the yoghurt until evenly distributed.
  4. Finely chop the dill and mint leaves, then fold through the yoghurt mixture along with a squeeze of lemon juice.
  5. Season with salt to taste.
  6. Serve with warm pita or carrot sticks