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Course Appetizer

Thick & Creamy Tzatziki

By: Elysia
Servings 8 servings
Rich and creamy tzatziki that’s high in flavour and nutrients, but low in calories. Use it as a healthy and high protein dip or spread!
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins


  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 small cucumber peeled (1 cup grated and drained)
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp fresh chives chopped finely
  • salt and fresh pepper to taste


  • Measure out the yogurt into a metal strainer or coffee filter in a medium bowl. Place in the refrigerator and allow liquid to strain from the yogurt for several hours. Set aside.
  • Peel and grate the cucumber. Drain the liquid from the cucumber in a metal strainer. It may help to use the back of a spoon to help squeeze out any excess liquid.
  • In a medium bowl, combine shredded cucumber, garlic, yogurt, salt, pepper, lemon juice, dill, chives and refrigerate for a few hours before serving.


Calories: 20kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 3gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 13mgPotassium: 86mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 43IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 33mgIron: 1mg
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