Τζατζίκι / Tzaziki

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Tzaziki sauce is delicious served with roasted or grilled lamb, gyros meat or keftethes.

3 cups Greek yogurt
1/2 cup sour cream
3 tablespoons white or apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 large English cucumber, diced (the long, skinny ones)
1 tablespoon fresh dill (or both, depending on preference) or 1 tablespoon of fresh mint, chopped (or both, depending on preference)
salt & freshly ground black pepper

Remove seeds from cucumber and grate coarsely. Crush garlic with mortar and pestle, adding sugar, salt and pepper. Add vinegar to garlic and mix this with yogurt, sour cream and cucumber.

Add chopped dill and/or mint and olive oil. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground pepper.

Refrigerate several hours before serving. Yield: 4 cups