Swiss Chard Tzatziki

Swiss Chard Tzatziki
Nathan Cyphert

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup  Swiss chard, blanched, stemmed, and chopped finely
  • clove garlic, smashed
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon  lemon juice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  red pepper flakes
  • 6 Ounces  strained Greek yogurt
  • 1 Teaspoon  sea salt
  •   Pepper, to taste
  •   Warm pita rounds or crackers, for serving

I've been on a Greek yogurt kick lately. I love traditional tzatziki with cucumber but wanted to try something a little different. The Swiss chard delivers a slightly different texture (almost like spinach dip) and some added health benefits.

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Directions

In a bowl, muddle the first 6 ingredients together into a paste. Stir in the Greek yogurt and salt, and season with pepper, to taste. Serve with warm pita rounds or crackers.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

37 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Carb Low Fat Abs, Sugar Conscious, Low Potassium, Kidney Friendly, Vegetarian, Specific Carbs, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:

2%

Servings:

8
  • Fat 3g 4%
  • Carbs 1g 0%
  • Saturated 0g 1%
  • Fiber 0g 1%
  • Sugars 1g
  • Monounsaturated 1g
  • Polyunsaturated 0g
  • Protein 2g 3%
  • Cholesterol 3mg 1%
  • Sodium 175mg 7%
  • Calcium 19mg 2%
  • Magnesium 5mg 1%
  • Potassium 28mg 1%
  • Iron 0mg 1%
  • Zinc 0mg 0%
  • Phosphorus 4mg 1%
  • Vitamin A 45µg 5%
  • Vitamin C 2mg 4%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 0%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 0%
  • Niacin (B3) 0mg 0%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 1%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 0mg 2%
  • Vitamin K 39µg 49%
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