From the menu of … Spice Brick Oven Kitchen & Pub, 10800 Haynes Bridge Road, Alpharetta. 770-777-0778; www.spicebrickovenkitchen.com
Q: I would very much like the recipe for Tzatziki, which is an appetizer at Spice Brick Oven Kitchen in Alpharetta. It is delicious! Thank you. — Tim Georges, Roswell
A: Brian Roberts, director of operations for Infinite Dining Group, owners of Sage Woodfire Tavern as well as Spice Brick Oven Kitchen, sent us this recipe, created by executive chef Delroy Bowen. The sauce is served in a variety of ways including their lamb sliders and lamb flatbread.
Spice Brick Oven Kitchen’s Tzatziki
Hands on: 10 minutes Total time: 10 minutes Serves: 4
1 (12-ounce) European cucumber
1/2 cup plain yogurt
3 cloves garlic, minced
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
Salt and pepper to taste
Drape a small bowl with cheesecloth. Grate the cucumber into the cheesecloth. Then gather the cheesecloth into a ball and squeeze to release all moisture from the cucumber. Discard juice.
In a small mixing bowl, combine grated cucumber, yogurt, garlic, lemon juice and dill. Season to taste and refrigerate two hours before serving.
Per serving: 41 calories (percent of calories from fat, 13), 2 grams protein, 6 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram fiber, 1 gram fat (trace saturated), 2 milligrams cholesterol, 24 milligrams sodium.
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