Tzatziki

This cooling Greek condiment helps soothe the heat of spicy dishes.

  • Yield: Makes 4 cups
Tzatziki

Photography: GENTL & HYERS

Source: Martha Stewart Living, April 1996

Ingredients

  • 3 medium cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups Homemade Yogurt, or prepared
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

Directions

  1. In a colander, toss together cucumbers and 1 teaspoon salt. Place colander in sink, and let cucumbers drain for 20 to 30 minutes.

  2. Press cucumbers to extract excess liquid. Transfer to a bowl; mix in yogurt, garlic, dill, mint, oil, lemon juice, and remaining teaspoon salt. Refrigerate about 1 hour to allow flavors to blend; serve at room temperature.

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