Tzatziki is a salted yogurt and cucumber dish that is served as a classic Greek meze (appetizer). Creamy, cool, and thick, tzatziki makes a great dip with bread and raw vegetables or can be served as a side sauce for various meat dishes. Follow the guided recipe from Multo™ by CookingPal® and chop and blend ingredients together by one machine!
How to make tzatziki with Multo™ by CookingPal®?
1. Chop vegetables.
Use the Turbo button to chop the garlic and cucumber into tiny pieces in just a few seconds.
2. Combine ingredients.
Add the remaining ingredients and use the reverse blade to chop and blend until the small pieces are evenly mixed into the thick liquids.
3. Season and enjoy.
Season with salt and pepper, do one final mix, and your dip is ready to enjoy!
Cooking tips and tricks
Pickling cucumbers typically have a drier flesh than other varieties of cucumbers, meaning they will release less water and therefore will help make the tzatziki as thick and creamy as possible.
What are the variations of the tzatziki?
For an even creamier result, add 1 avocado to the recipe. It will bring incredible flavors and smoother textures to the final result!
Additional herbs can be added to this recipe for more diverse flavors. Fresh mint is a great choice and pairs nicely with lamb or spicy dishes due to its cool, earthy flavors. You could even use this variety with spicy Indian dishes as an almost identical substitute for raita.
Spice up this tzatziki recipe with 1 tbsp of harissa (chili paste) or a pinch of cayenne pepper. These spices are complemented by the cooling cucumber. This version makes a great dipping sauce for veggies.
The final verdict on the tzatziki - how does it taste?
Make this traditional Greek recipe for its summer vibe and enjoy it as a healthy appetizer, side sauce, or marinade. It’s:
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Creamy, cool, and thick, tzatziki makes a great dip with bread and raw vegetables.
2 EA garlic cloves
1 EA cucumber
9 OZ / 250 G cream cheese (full fat)
16 OZ / 450 G sour cream
10.5 OZ / 300 G Greek yogurt (10% fat)
2 TSP salt
1 PINCH pepper
2 SPRIGS parsley
Peel garlic cloves and add to mixing bowl. Unlock Turbo and chop for 2 seconds. Use spatula to scrape down the sides of the mixing bowl.
Remove parsley stems and add leaves to mixing bowl. Peel cucumber and cut into quarters. Deseed cucumber and add to mixing bowl. Chop for 3 seconds / speed 6. Use spatula to scrape down the sides of the mixing bowl.
Add the cream cheese, yoghurt, sour cream, 2 teaspoons of salt and 1 pinch of pepper. Mix for 20 seconds / speed 3 / stir.
Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve chilled. Enjoy!
Tzatziki keeps for about five days in a covered container in the refrigerator.