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Classic Tzatziki Sauce {Recipe}

Super simple to prepare, but with loads of fresh, bright flavor, this creamy sauce is a must for any Mediterranean food lover.

This foolproof recipe for a Greek classic—from Dunja Gulin's Falafel Forever: Nutritious and Tasty Recipes for Fried, Baked, Raw, Vegan and More!is easy to make and perfect for everything from traditional gyros to vegan omelettes stuffed with vegetables.

Makes 2 cups

What You Need:

2 medium cucumbers, peeled and grated
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups plain, non-dairy yogurt
6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon umeboshi vinegar (optional)
2 garlic cloves, crushed
Lemon juice, to taste
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1 tablespoon chopped chives
Salt, to taste

What You Do:

1. Mix grated cucumbers with salt and let sit for 15 minutes to help draw out liquid. Using a cheesecloth, squeeze as much of the liquid out as possible.

2. Into a small bowl, add grated cucumbers and remaining ingredients, mix well, and chill for an hour until ready to serve.

Photo courtesy of Tim Aitkins

 

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