Keto Greek Tzatziki

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2 cups (16 ounces) plain low-fat yogurt

1⁄ 2 English (seedless) cucumber, not peeled, seeded

and finely chopped, plus a couple of very skinny slices

1/ 2 teaspoons salt

1 to 2 garlic cloves, chopped

1 tablespoon chopped contemporary mint or dill 

1 plus extra sprigs

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1⁄ 2 teaspoon purple wine vinegar

1⁄4 teaspoon floor black pepper

Instructions:

1. Spoon yogurt into sieve lined with cheesecloth or

espresso filter set over bowl; cowl and refrigerate in a single day.

Switch drained yogurt to medium bowl and discard liquid.

2. In the meantime, in colander set over bowl, toss chopped cucumber with 1 teaspoon salt. Let drain not less than 1 hour at room temperature, or cowl and refrigerate as much as 8 hours. In batches, wrap chopped cucumber in kitchen towel and squeeze to take away as a lot liquid as potential. Pat dry with paper towels, then add to bowl with yogurt.

3. With flat facet of chef ’s knife, mash garlic to a paste with remaining  1⁄ 2 teaspoon salt. Add garlic,

chopped mint, oil, vinegar, and pepper to yogurt and stir to mix. Cowl and refrigerate not less than 2 or as much as 4 hours. Serve chilled or at room temperature, topped with cucumber slices and mint sprigs. Makes about 1 1/ 4 cups.

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