Beet Tzatziki

Be the first to review
READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Amandochka

I haven't tried this yet, but it sounds great! From the NYTimes Magazine, April 12, 2008

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Roast beets: Preheat the oven to 400°F
  2. Wash the beets and trim their root ends.
  3. Lightly coat in oil and set in a roasting pan.
  4. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, add ½ cup water and cover the pan with two layers of foil.
  5. Roast in the oven until tender when pierced with a fork, about 45 minutes.
  6. While still warm, remove the skins and grate the beets using the large holes of a grater. (You should have 1 cup.).
  7. Place the garlic, lemon juice and 1 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl.
  8. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  9. Stir in the yogurt and 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  10. Fold in the grated beets and dill and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  11. Serve with meats or pita.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a