Tzatziki (Greek Cucumber Sauce)

  • 1 pint plain or Greek yogurt
  • 1 unpeeled cucumber, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • parsley

Add cucumber, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and salt to yogurt. Blend well with a fork. Top with parsley. Refrigerate. Serve as a dipping sauce or spread on pita.

This recipe appeared in Our State’s January 2004 issue.

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