Tzatziki sauce for gyros
Sauces Sandwiches Greek
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:28:04 AM. Recipe ID 63257. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Tzatziki sauce for gyros
Categories: Sauce/gravy, Sandwiches, Greek
Yield: 1 Servings
2 sm Cucumbers
1 1/4 c Yogurt; unflavored
2 tb Olive oil
1 tb Lemon juice
3 Garlic cloves; or more
1/4 c Mint leaves; fresh*
*Use fresh mint leaves, shredded, 2 tablespoons dried mint, crushed
or 1/4 cup coarsely chopped flat-leaf parsley. Use more or less
garlic, minced, to your preference. Peel, seed and dice cucumbers.
Sprinkle with salt and set aside to drain. Combine yogurt, olive
oil, fresh lemon juice, pepper and garlic in large bowl. Cover and
refrigerate. Just before serving, beat yogurt sauce with wooden spoon
until smooth. Have fresh mint torn into small pieces. Dry cucumber by
gently squeezing between paper towels. Combine cucumbers with mint
leaves and yogurt mixture. Add salt and pepper to taste. Use for
Gyros in this book. Can also be used as dippers with pita bread cut
into wedges and baked for few minutes until crisp. Jo Anne Merrill,
recipe from personal files.
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