Carrot Tzatziki

Total Time
24 Hrs, 5 Mins
Serves
10

DESCRIPTION

This recipe is a delicious appetizer, but can also be a side accompanying a Turkish meal.

Total Time

Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
24 Hrs
Total Time
24 Hrs, 5 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
70 cal
Total Fat
4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0 g
Cholesterol
10 mg
Sodium
35 mg
Carbohydrates
3 g
Dietary Fiber
0 g
Protein
3 g

Ingredients

  • 1 carrot, peeled, finely grated
  • 1 pint Greek yogurt, plain
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Line a strainer or small colander with cheesecloth and pour the yogurt into it – cover with plastic wrap, place in a bowl and allow to drain refrigerated for 24 hours. Discard the drained liquid and transfer the thickened yogurt to a mixing bowl.
  2. Finely mince the lemon zest and add it with the grated carrot, garlic and lemon juice to the yogurt – mix well. Season the tzatziki to taste with salt & pepper. Serve with pita chips, bread or vegetable crudités.