Carrot Tzatziki

Carrot Tzatziki

This recipe is a delicious appetizer, but can also be a side accompanying a Turkish meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 carrot, peeled & finely grated
  • 1 pt. plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 lemon, zest & juice
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced
  • To taste salt & pepper

Directions

  1. Line a strainer or small colander with cheesecloth and pour the yogurt into it – cover with plastic wrap and allow to drain refrigerated for 24 hours. Discard the drained liquid and transfer the thickened yogurt to a mixing bowl.
  2. Finely mince the lemon zest and add it with the grated carrot, garlic and lemon juice to the yogurt – mix well. Season the tzatziki to taste with salt & pepper. Serve with pita chips, bread or vegetable crudités.