homemade tzatziki


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One of my favourite things about this dinner is not that it’s light and healthy, but that my kids can make it entirely on their own! Yes, even the homemade tzatziki!

Whether it’s the middle of a heatwave and you’re looking for a recipe that doesn’t involve any cooking, or it’s the middle of a deep freeze and you’re longing for a taste of summer, this recipe will satisfy all tastebuds. It’s super simple to make it into a vegan recipe, low-carb, keto, Whole30, or anything your heart desires with just a few easy substitutions. No matter which way you choose to top it, the homemade tzatziki is the key to this gorgeous Mediterranean flavour.

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Vegetarian Greek Pitas with homemade Tzatziki

Light and easy dinner full of flavour!

Pita Ingredients

  • 4 Pita breads
  • 2 large hothouse tomato
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 1 red onion
  • 200 grams feta cheese
  • 100 grams black olives
  • 1 can chickpeas (drained & rinced)
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa or brown rice (optional)

Tzatziki Ingredients

  • 2 cups Greek yogurt
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill
  • salt (to taste)
  1. Grate 1 large cucumber onto a paper towel

  2. Squeeze liquid out of cucumber

  3. Combine yogurt, olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, salt, dill, and garlic.

  4. Add in grated cucumber and taste to adjust seasonings. Set aside

  5. Chop remaining vegetables into medium-sized cubes

  6. On a plate, spread one pita with tzatziki sauce

  7. Top pita with chopped vegetables, quinoa or rice (if using & chickpeas)

  8. Sprinkle with feta cheese

  9. wrap and enjoy!

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