Cooling Cucumber Dip – or Tzatziki if you’re Greek!

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Cooling Cucumber Dip - or Tzatziki if you're greek!

Last night just wanted a refreshing dip to go with a glass or two of Pinot Grigio so made this. Easy and delightful and so much nicer than shop bought stuff,

Ingredients
1 small cucumber
300 ml Greek yoghurt
1 garlic clove crushed
1 tbsp of chopped fresh mint
Salt and pepper

Coarsely grate the cucumber into a dish – some folk peel it first but I don’t bother. Put into a sieve and squeeze with the back of a spoon as much water out as you can. Pop into a bowl.
Add the yoghurt, garlic and chopped mint and season with the pepper.
Mix well together and chill for as long as you are able to resist eating it!
Before serving – grind over a little rock salt.
Eat with warm pitta bread, bread sticks or crusty bread.

As they say in Greece – νόστιμα….which I think…and hope….means ‘delicious’!

3 thoughts on “Cooling Cucumber Dip – or Tzatziki if you’re Greek!

  1. I made raita tonight (to compliment a lamb Rogan Josh, saffron rice and Bombay potatoes) but now I wish that I’d made tzatziki instead! This looks lovely 🙂

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  2. Pingback: Tzatziki – Greek Yoghurt and Cucumber Relish | ãhãram

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