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Submitted by Jacqui McGrath

Tzatziki is a Greek recipe that can be a wonderful side to a meat dish or can be served as a dip with crackers or pita bread.

Time required: 15 min.

Servings: 6


  1. 2 tbsp.olive oil
  2. 1 tsp. white wine vinegar
  3. 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  4. 1 cup Straus Organic Whole or Nonfat Plain Yogurt
  5. salt to taste (start with a pinch)
  6. 1 medium cucumber, peeled and deseeded and finely diced, or coarsely grated
  7. 1-1/2 tbsp. freshly chopped mint or 1/2 teaspoon dried mint.



Beat oil, vinegar and garlic lightly in a bowl using a fork. Add the yogurt and salt and beat lightly until well mixed and smooth. Mix in the cucumber and mint. Chill until ready to eat.