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Gyro Sauce

Recipe Information
The yogurt cucumber sauce that adorns Gyros. This is the real deal! Very good on any greek salad too!

S. Chokel

Serves/Makes:2/3 cup approx.

  • 4 oz (112 grm). plain yogurt (not vanilla)
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 whole large lemon, juiced
  • 1 tabelspoon fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) fresh mint, chopped
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) virgin olive oil (regular is okay)
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) kosher or sea salt (it dissolves better, regular is okay)
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) ground black pepper
  • 2 oz (56 grm). diced cucumber, peeled, de-seeded, chopped fine
  • Combine all ingredients and let marinate from five minutes to one day.
Note: Omit the cucumbers for a GREAT yogurt sauce to serve with vegetables and fish! This is a great all purpose vegetable dipping sauce for fresh raw vegetables.

Easily doubles or triples or more!