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Vegan Tzatziki

  • Author: Simple Vegan Blog
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Sauce, Appetizer, Dip, Gluten Free
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Greek

This is a vegan version of the traditional tzatziki recipe and it’s made with homemade soy yogurt, it’s very easy to make at home and is totally worth it.

Vegan tzatziki
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Ingredients

  • 4 cucumbers (700 grams or 25 ounces)
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 cups soy yogurt (500 grams or 18 ounces)
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • The juice of half a lemon
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon mint
  • 1 teaspoon dill
  • Black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Peel and grate cucumbers. Add a teaspoon of salt and let stand for about 10 or 15 minutes. Put the grated cucumbers in a napkin, towel or cheesecloth and drain them to squeeze as much liquid as you can.
  2. Place the soy yogurt in a bowl, add the cucumbers, the garlic cloves (finely chopped), lemon juice, oil, black pepper to taste, mint and dill. You can add more salt if you want.
  3. Stir and let stand for at least three or four hours in the fridge. Serve cold with crudités.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/6 of batch
  • Calories: 130
  • Sugar: 7.9 g
  • Sodium: 403.4 mg
  • Fat: 6.2 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.5 g
  • Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 3.7 g