Tzatziki VII Recipe
- 1 (32 ounce) container plain yogurt
- 2 cucumbers
- 1 medium head garlic
- 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill weed
- salt and pepper to taste
step 1: Place the yogurt in a large square of double cheesecloth. Tie the cheesecloth at the top and let any excess liquid drain for about 4 hours.
step 2: Peel cucumbers; remove seeds with a spoon. Shred the cucumbers, then squeeze to drain excess liquid.
step 3: Peel and mince garlic.
step 4: In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, dill, salt and pepper. Add yogurt, cucumbers and garlic and stir until evenly combined. Refrigerate until ready to use.