Tzatziki Yogurt Sauce

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We, at SkinnyMs., believe that every kitchen should be stocked with a carton of deliciously creamy and fantastically versatile Greek yogurt. After all, not only is Greek yogurt a Superfood that helps lower cholesterol and protect us against a number of health issues, but it’s so easy to use! Our Tzatziki Yogurt Sauce takes one of our favorite kitchen staples, throws in some spices, and turns it into a savory accompaniment to a number of our cherished dishes.

Learn more about the health benefits of Greek yogurt here.

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Tzatziki Yogurt Sauce

This yogurt sauce is a versatile condiment that contains a delicious variety of spices and flavors everyone will love.
Prep Time35 mins
Refrigerate2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 35 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: Diabetic-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Vegetarian
Servings: 16 people
Calories: 18kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber medium, peeled, sliced in half lengthwise
  • 1 tablespoon dill fresh, removed from stem
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea or kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes more to less to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt fat-free, plain
  • kosher or sea salt to taste

Instructions

  • Remove seeds from the center of each cucumber by scooping out with a spoon. Finely dice, peeled and seeded, cucumber and lay pieces on a paper towel to drain, sprinkle with salt.
  • After 30 minutes, combine diced cucumbers and the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Refrigerate at least two hours before serving to allow flavors time to marry. Pour Tzatziki into a serving dish and enjoy! Garnish with additional diced cucumber and dill.
  • Tzatziki tastes great served with meats or as a dip or spread, perfect on baked potatoes.

Nutrition

Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 18kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 34mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 1

 

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