Sunday, June 7, 2009


  • 1 c. natural Greek-style yogurt
  • 1 cucumber
  • 3 - 4 Garlic cloves
  • Black pepper
  • 2 T. Mint leaves, julienned
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  1. Put the yogurt in a strainer lined with cheese cloth
  2. Grate the cucumber into the strainer with the yogurt, mix
  3. Allow yogurt and cucumber to drain overnight
  4. Roast the garlic cloves with black pepper and a splash of olive oil until golden brown and very tender
  5. Combine the yogurt and cucumber mixture with the roasted garlic, mint leaves, lime juice and freshly grated black pepper
  6. Mix the tzatziki well, you may have to crush or blend the garlic so there are no large chunks

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