Tzatziki With Orange Juice

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Tzatziki is a cool cucumber dip that makes for an excellent condiment at a finger buffet for things like celery and carrots sticks, fresh prawns, or kebabs.

The other day I decided to make it, so bought some yoghurt from the supermarket. It was only then that I realised that I had forgotten a few key ingredients, such as lemon juice and mint.

Improvisation then kicked in, with a few substitute ingredients to make this Tzatiki with a Twist.

Preparation Time: 1 hours 15 minutes
Cooking Time: N/A
Makes: Approximately 450g

Ingredients
1 cucumber
350g soya yoghurt (or any plain flavour of choice)
2 tsp orange juice
2 cloves of garlic
2 tsp dried chives
tsp salt

Method



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Peel and chop the cucumber.



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Put the cucumber in a colander, sprinkle with salt, and leave for an hour.



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Pat the cucumber down with kitchen roll to absorb all the moisture.



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Mix the yoghurt, garlic, chives, cucumber, and orange juice together, then blitz roughly in a food processor.

Categories
#Condiment
#Dip
#Quick
#Easy
#Healthy
#Vegetarian
#Vegan
#Tzatziki
 
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