|Yogurt and cucumber star in Tzatziki|
Tzatziki2 cups of plain yogurt, drained (Greek yogurt is best and doesn't require draining - it's already thick)
2 cloves of finely chopped garlic (chop your garlic on a little salt, the salt will absorb the garlic juices, so none goes to waste)
2 medium cucumbers, peeled, seeded, diced and drained
1 tblspn of lemon juice
1 tblspn finely chopped fresh dill
To drain the yogurt, put it on 2 or 3 coffee filters in a colander over a bowl and let sit for about 2 hours. You want it thick like sour cream.
To drain the cucumber, salt it and leave it in a colander for about half an hour to release the moisture.
Combine all ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate for at least two hours to allow the flavors to blend.
Serve with grilled meats, pita triangles or fresh vegetables.