Tzatziki Sauce. Taste of Greece

Come with me in this culinary journey and let’s enjoy a bit of Greece taste!
I could not choose another recipe for this culinary journey than the famous and delicious Tzatziki sauce.sos tzatziki

Tzatziki sauce is a specific Greek recipe based on yogurt, that can make a difference in any meat preparation that needs a cool sauce. It works wonderfully with baked/grilled vegetables, with salads, sandwiches or can even be eaten simple, with some crackers.

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For this sauce you need to use a quality yogurt, such as the 2% Greek yogurt from Olympus . It is an excellent source of protein (8 grams of protein / 100 grams of yogurt), it is creamy and can be eaten simple, with cereals, fruits or in various recipes.

Here’s how you can make this creamy and very tasty sauce!
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INGREDIENTS
400 gr. 2% Greek Yogurt
2 small cucumbers or 1 large cucumber
2 cloves of garlic (or to taste)
1 tablespoon chopped dill
1 tablespoon of olive oil
2-3 tablespoons of lemon juice
Salt & pepper (to taste)

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PREPARATION
Wash the cucumbers, then grate them. Put them in a strainer and sprinkle a little salt. In this way the juice will come out much quicker. Leave them in the strainer for 15-20 minutes until the water is all drained. I preferred to squeeze them a little in my hand to get all the water out of them.

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Put the Greek yogurt in a larger bowl, together with the cucumbers, chopped/grated garlic, chopped dill, half of lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, salt and pepper. Mix well to combine.

Sprinkle some dill and put a teaspoon of olive oil over the tzatziki sauce. That’s all!

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Yummy! Yummy!

P.S. This is not a sponsored post by Olympus. I have won a package of yogurts and other products from them in a contest that they organized on Facebook. Those who follow my posts on my personal accountFacebook know this very well and the fact that I like to participate in different Facebook contest.

P.P.S. I encourage you to participate in their contests, but also in other contests organized by brands you trust and you are fan of.

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