Cutting down on salt
doesn't mean you have
to cut out flavour.

The best way to cut down on your salt intake is to cook fresh! You’ll find below some easy recipes that are full of flavour and low in salt. They are also recipes that will store well and can be easily prepared at the beginning of the week, so you don’t have to reach for processed foods during the busy working week. Most of them are super simple so get the kids involved and cook up a storm!

Tzatziki

  • Sodium

    76mg

  • Energy

    275kJ

  • Fat

    1.4g

  • Sat Fat

    0.9g

  • Sugar

    6g

Ingredients

  • 1 cup low fat Greek yoghurt
  • ½ a large cucumber – deseeded and grated
  • 1 clove garlic – crushed
  • Juice of ½ a lemon
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill – chopped

Method

  1. Cut cucumber in half length ways and remove all seeds. Grate
  2. Place grated cucumber in a fine sieve and allow to drain for a few hours. If you are short on time you can squeeze the water from the grated cucumber with your hands and then pat dry with a paper towel.
  3. Combine all ingredients in bowl. Cover with glad wrap and chill in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  4. It is best to let the tzatziki sit in the fridge for at least a few hours to allow the flavours to combine.
  5. Serve with vegetable sticks

 

Serves 4