Tzatziki dip

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Tzatziki dip recipe

This Greek yoghurt dip with chopped vegetables makes a healthy snack

5 minutes

Serves 4

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Recipe by: Mixer | Eat Move Learn cook

Tzatziki (pronounced sat-see-kee) is a Greek dip of yoghurt and cucumber – but it is often eaten in other countries under different names – raita in South Asian countries and cacik in Turkey. Enjoy this dip with some crunchy raw vegetable sticks, wholemeal pitta or sliced wholemeal bread.

This recipe is from our Eat Move Learn programme helping kids to eat healthily and stay active. 

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Recipe by: Mixer | Eat Move Learn cook

Tzatziki (pronounced sat-see-kee) is a Greek dip of yoghurt and cucumber – but it is often eaten in other countries under different names – raita in South Asian countries and cacik in Turkey. Enjoy this dip with some crunchy raw vegetable sticks, wholemeal pitta or sliced wholemeal bread.

This recipe is from our Eat Move Learn programme helping kids to eat healthily and stay active. 

> See all our recipes suitable for young cooks

> Download child-friendly instructions for this recipe

Two hands - one large, one smallSuitable for young cooks

Ingredients

  • ¼ cucumber, coarsely grated
  • Small handful fresh mint, chopped
  • 1 spring onion, chopped
  • 300ml low-fat Greek-style yoghurt
  • ½ lemon, juice only
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

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Method

  1. Ask an adult before you start cooking so that they know what you’re doing and can help you if needed.
  2. In a bowl, mix together all of the ingredients.
  3. Season to taste.
  4. Serve with raw vegetable sticks to make this snack one of your 5 A DAY.

If you don’t have fresh mint, you can use a pinch of dried mint instead. You can also try different herbs, such as dill


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