Use a vegan soy yogurt to make this classic Greek dip, which is best served very cold. A nondairy sour cream may be used instead of the soy yogurt, if you prefer.
Vegan, Low-calorie, Low-fat, Low-carb, Lactose-free
INGREDIENTS | YIELDS 1½ CUPS
- 1½ cups vegan soy yogurt, plain or lemon flavored
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 cucumbers, grated or chopped fine
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint or fresh dill
Whisk together yogurt with olive oil and lemon juice until well combined.
Combine with remaining ingredients.
Chill for at least 1 hour before serving to allow flavors to mingle. Serve cold.
Per ¼ Cup Calories: 76 | Fat: 3 g | Protein: 2 g | Sodium: 10 mg | Carbohydrates: 10 g | Fiber: 1 g
What Is Tzatziki?
Tzatziki is a Greek appetizer that is also used as a sauce for Greek dishes such as souvlaki and gyros. It is made of strained yogurt (usually sheep's-milk or goat's-milk varieties) with cucumbers, garlic, salt, olive oil, and pepper. Some variations also include lemon juice and parsley or mint.