Tzatziki Dip Recipe

Dips That Delight

When a social gathering is afoot, dips never fail to rise to the occasion. This swipe- and scoop-friendly appetizer can be prepared and served in a variety of temperatures, consistencies, and flavor profiles. Needless to say, there’s a dip out there for every palate and every occasion. With this list of recipes curated from beloved local restaurants, you’re bound to be the headliner at the next tailgate or any other event where bringing a shareable dish is imperative.

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Daily Ration

 

Philip Sneller, kitchen manager and assistant general manager at Daily Ration

 

“This is a great recipe if you’re looking for something that is a crowd-pleaser at barbecues and tailgates – or even if you’re sitting on the patio at your favorite brunch restaurant!” – Philip Sneller, Kitchen Manager & Assistant General Manager

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hand dipping a pita into tzatziki dip

 

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ English cucumbers
  • 1 qt. whole Greek yogurt 
  • 2 Tbsp. canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. white vinegar
  • 1 ¾ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. white pepper

Directions

Partially peel cucumbers and slice into rounds. Pulse in a food processor until the rounds are blended into small bits. Place the blended cucumber in a cheesecloth and squeeze liquid out. Remove the cucumber from the cheesecloth and put into a large mixing bowl. Add all other ingredients and stir to incorporate. Serve with pita and assorted vegetables. 

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veggies and pita with tzatziki dip from Daily Ration

Tzatziki Dip

Daily Ration
Course Dip
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 servings

Equipment

  • Food processor
  • Cheesecloth
  • Large mixing bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ½ English cucumbers
  • 1 qt. whole Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp. canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. white vinegar
  • 1 ¾ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. white pepper

Instructions
 

  • Partially peel cucumbers and slice into rounds.
  • Pulse in a food processor until the rounds are blended into small bits.
  • Place the blended cucumber in a cheesecloth and squeeze liquid out. Remove the cucumber from the cheesecloth and put into a large mixing bowl.
  • Add all other ingredients and stir to incorporate.
  • Serve with pita and assorted vegetables. 
Keyword Dip, Greek, Tzatziki, Vegetarian
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