Tzatziki a classic Greek appetizer or meze made from thick strained yogurt, cucumber, garlic, olive oil, and fresh dill. It’s super simple to make and it goes well as a dip with vegetables, chips and different dishes.
½ a large cucumber, unpeeled
1½ cups plain full-fat Greek yogurt
2 large garlic cloves, finely minced
1 tbsp chopped fresh dill
2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 Tablespoon white vinegar
½ teaspoon salt
Grate the cucumber, sprinkle it with salt, then place the shreds in a fine mesh strainer and squeeze out as much liquid as possible. Let stand for at least 10 minutes to drain any remaining water. Squeeze once more to drain.
Mix cucumbewith the rest of the ingredients and let it sit in the fridge for an hour or two before serving.