Tzatziki

16 0z. Plain yogurt
1 cucumber
3-4 cloves of garlic
2 Tbs. chives
1 Tsp. olive oil

1. Peel and grate the cucumber.
2. Set the cucumber aside in a colander or strainer, to allow excess liquid to drain away.
3. Finely chop or press garlic.
4. Place yogurt into a bowl, add garlic, oil, and cucumber.
5. Stir well.
6. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Tzatziki is a traditional Greek dip. It is usually served with dolmades – grape leaves stuffed with rice and spices. Tzatziki also makes an attractive addition to vegetable platters. It can be served with soft bread or bread sticks.