This low fat tzatziki dip is based on the classic Greek yogurt sauce. It's ideal for dipping, spreading and as a compliment to salads. But, best of all this recipe is low calorie so unlike the original, it won't be so hard on your waistline!
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Low Fat Tzatziki Dip

This low fat tzatziki dip is based on the classic Greek yogurt sauce. It's ideal for dipping, spreading and as a compliment to salads.
Course Snacks
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Keyword healthy tzatziki dip, skinny tzatziki, tzatziki dip, tzatziki sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 52kcal
Author Neil

Ingredients

  • 250 g no fat Greek style yogurt
  • 2 inch piece of cucumber , peeled, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves , crushed
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped mint

Instructions

  • Sprinkle a small amount of sea salt over the chopped cucumber, and leave aside for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes, using your hands, squeeze as much of the liquid as you can from the cucumber. Discard the liquid.
  • Place the squeezed cucumber into a bowl and add the yogurt, crushed garlic and olive oil and mix together.
  • Place the bowl, uncovered into the fridge for at least 2 hours.
  • Just before serving add the chopped mint and mix together.

Notes

The nutrition label is based on this serving 8 people.

Nutrition

Calories: 52kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.4g | Protein: 2.7g | Fat: 3.4g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 4.2mg | Sodium: 16.1mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 2.5mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 0.2mg