Cucumber Yogurt (Tzatziki)

Cucumber Yogurt is simple to make, delicious, very nutritious, and is a fantastic addition to a healthy diet. It makes a perfect dip or refreshing accompaniment to a main course:
– Serve as a dip with whole wheat pita chips or fresh veggies.
– Serve as a refreshing accompaniment to a main course of grilled chicken or meat.
• 1 garlic clove – minced
• 4 medium Persian cucumbers – diced
• 2 cups (16 ozs.) non-fat plain Greek yogurt
• 2 – 3 fresh mint leaves (2 tablespoons) or ¼ teaspoon dried mint
• ¼ teaspoon sea salt or to taste (optional)
• ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper or to taste (optional)
• Remove ends from cucumbers. Cut in half lengthwise, cut each half in half again lengthwise. Dice cucumber quarters thinly.
• In a bowl, add minced garlic clove, diced cucumber, yogurt, mint, salt and black pepper, and mix well.
• Serve immediately.
• Leftovers will keep refrigerated for about 2 – 3 days.
Serves: 4
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 80 Calories, 8.7g Carbohydrates, 0mg Cholesterol, 0.01g Fat, 9.25mg Potassium, 10.09g Protein, and 188.25mg Sodium

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