My Homemade Tzatziki Recipe

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My Homemade Tzatziki
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  1. To strain your own yogurt: Put the yogurt in a thick napkin or cloth. Put it in a strainer and put the strainer over a bowl to catch the excess liquid. Refrigerate them both in a bowl over night.
  2. In a small bowl, peel and grate the cucumber. Drain well.
  3. To drain the cucumber you can use a strainer or you can squeeze the grated cucumber between your hands. You can also use the salt at this point to absorb the excess water from the cucumber.
  4. In the same bowl add the vinegar, olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper.
  5. Add the strained yogurt and mix well.
  6. Refrigerate overnight.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 85.21 Kcal (357 kJ)
Calories from fat 43.25 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.81g 7%
Cholesterol 10.62mg 4%
Sodium 330.67mg 14%
Potassium 268.57mg 6%
Total Carbs 6.74g 2%
Sugars 5.06g 20%
Dietary Fiber 1.12g 4%
Protein 3.5g 7%
Vitamin C 4.6mg 8%
Iron 5mg 28%
Calcium 117.6mg 12%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 46.97 Kcal (197 kJ)
Calories from fat 23.84 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.65g 7%
Cholesterol 5.85mg 4%
Sodium 182.25mg 14%
Potassium 148.02mg 6%
Total Carbs 3.71g 2%
Sugars 2.79g 20%
Dietary Fiber 0.61g 4%
Protein 1.93g 7%
Vitamin C 2.6mg 8%
Iron 2.7mg 28%
Calcium 64.8mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 1.9
  • 2

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

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