Tzatziki Sauce for Gyros for Two

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Barbara Kavorkian

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@BKavorkian

I love Gyros! Something different and ethnic. Traditionally made with Lamb, I found that sometimes it is not easy to find, so I have been making them with Chicken and they have turned out so good. With this yummy creation there is a wonderful Tzatziki Sauce that goes with it, called a Tzatziki Sauce made with Greek Yogurt, and Cucumbers. I have several recipes for this sauce that you could pretty much drink right out of the container, but this one has ingredients that most should have on hand. I have scaled this back to two servings and it does taste better the next day after sitting in the fridge, but can be served right away on gyros, as a dip for veggies, pitas or chips

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
2-4 sandwiches
Prep:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c
    seeded, shredded cucumber
  • 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 c
    plain yogurt (can use greek yogurt if you wish)
  • 2 Tbsp
    sour cream
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1 clove
    garlic minced
  • 2 tsp
    dried dill
  • 1/4 tsp
    greek seasoning
  • ·
    koshar salt and pepper to taste. (i do not use any excess salt, if you choose to, use a pinch at a time)

How to Make Tzatziki Sauce for Gyros for Two

Step-by-Step

  1. Toss the shredded cucumber with 1 teaspoon kosher salt, and allow to sit at least 5 minutes. In a seperate medium bowl, mix the yogurt, sour cream, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, rice vinegar, and olive oil. Season with garlic, fresh dill, and Greek seasoning.
  2. Squeeze the cucumber to remove any excess water; stir into sauce. Season to taste with kosher salt and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to use.

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