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Nov. 4, 2010, 9:45 a.m.
Tzatziki on wooden cutting board with lemon, dill

Photo: Enrique Gili

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Dill-Cucumber Tzatziki

Don’t let the name throw you. Tzatziki tastes like the best kosher pickle you’ve ever had without the snap.

 
Dill-Cucumber Tzatziki

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber, peeled, diced
  • 8 ounces Greek yogurt
  • Half lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • Dash cayenne pepper
Time estimates

Prep time: 15 minutes  

Total time: 1 hour 15 minutes  

Directions

  1. To remove excess liquid, place diced cucumber in colander, add salt and cover. Set aside for 1 hour.
  2. Place cucumber on paper towels and pat dry.
  3. In mixing bowl combine cucumber with remaining ingredients. Stir until blended. Season to taste. Serve immediately.

Yield

Makes 1½ cups for an excellent centerpiece to a veggie platter.