In an otherwise traditional tzatziki, a Greek dip made with yogurt, Swiss chard stands in for cucumber, adding a wealth of nutrients; whole-wheat pita wedges bring fiber to the hors d'oeuvre.

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Yunhee Kim

Recipe Summary

Servings:
4
Yield:
Makes about 1 1/4 cups
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Directions

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  • Prepare an ice bath; set aside. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add chard; cook until just tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Drain. Immediately plunge into ice bath to stop the cooking. Drain.

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  • Using a mortar and pestle, grind garlic and salt into a paste. Stir chard, yogurt, garlic paste, oil, lemon juice, and cayenne pepper in a medium bowl. Serve with pita wedges.

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