Chives – Delicious Tartar Sauce

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About Chives

In addition to the culinary, chives are often used for medical purposes. Specifically, it contains nutrients and has antioxidant properties. Chives like onions and garlic contain allicin that helps lower elevated levels of cholesterol and high blood pressure. As a very good antioxidant helps in the prevention of the development of cancerous cells and tumors.
In culinary is used alone or in combination with other herbs. You can add it to the various spicy dishes, boiled potatoes (eg, potato salad), salads and salad dressings, spreads, soups etc.
Here we bring you a recipe for delicious homemade tartar sauce wich include this wonderful herb.
Easy Tofu Fillet Sandwich with Tartar SaucePhoto by vigilant20 (דָרוּך)


Dietary tartar sauce

The recipe for dietary tartar is intended for people who can not or do not desire to consume real tartar sauce. For the dietary version of tartar sauce, the ingredients are milder and less caloric.
150g Greek or the similar creamy yogurt (with less fat),
1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice,
1 tsp chives, chopped
1 teaspoon capers, chopped
Salt, pepper.
Mix all the ingredients to form a smooth sauce.

Caloric tartar sauce

Tartar sauce for roasted soybeans, Indian pakora, baked potatoes with yogurt, chives, and capers instead of mayonnaise and pickles.
150 g of fatter yogurt,
1 tablespoon vinegar,
1 teaspoon chopped chives,
1 teaspoon chopped capers,
Salt and pepper,
a pinch of curry,
a pinch of turmeric.
Mix all ingredients, serve with roasted soybeans or Indian pakora.


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