Mezes Greek Tzatziki Recipe

 

Mezes Greek Tzatziki

So you’re falling in love each time you taste the special Greek yogurt dip at Mezes.  You just can’t be sure why this happens but it always does.  Your love is so intense that you just have to have it at home.  but you just can’t figure out how to do it.  The recipes you find never turn out the same.
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Make it at home with this specially released recipe by Chef Nikos Maheras.  You can also contact us with any questions you might have.

Mezes Greek Tzatziki Recipe
by Chef Nikos Maheras

1 ½  cups Greek yogurt
(For best results use whole yogurt)
1 cucumber
1 tablespoon freshly chopped dill
¾  teaspoon salt
¼ cup olive oil
2 tablespoons canola oil
Pinch of white pepper

Directions:
Peel cucumber then grate it using a cheese grater
Sprinkle salt on cucumber and wrap in cheesecloth
Set cheese cloth in a strainer and place in the fridge to strain liquid for 1 day.
Remove cucumber from cheesecloth, fold with other ingredients in a large bowl.

Remember, fresh ingredients and simple preparation is the key to great tasting Greek food.

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