A rich flavor packed tzatziki sauce that will not leave you disappointed. Designed to go over the top of gyro or shawarma pita sandwich.
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Plain Greek Yogurt
Peeled and sliced into halves lengthwise, deseeded and shredded (cheese grater)
1 lemon zested
1 lemon juiced
Use a fine cheese grater and zest 1 lemon
Juice that lemon
Peel the cucumber, cut the ends off, and cut into halves lengthwise
Use a tablespoon or knife to remove the seeds and fine shred the cucumber slices with a cheese grater
Squeeze the water out of the cucumbers (I let mine sit in a strainer or colander for 15 minutes after I pressed water out with a tablespoon)
Mix all ingredients together in a medium size bowl and let sit in the fridge for at least 1 hour
When we make Tzatziki sauce for gyros or shawarma, we use the leftovers for our salads or dipping veggies in for a snack. Enjoy your Tzatziki Sauce!