Pronunciation: [dzah-DZEE-kee]

A Greek sauce made with drained plain yogurt, grated or chopped cucumber, minced garlic, olive oil, vinegar and minced fresh dill or mint. Tzatziki may be served as a dip, cracker spread (if made with thick yogurt), or condiment for fried foods or sandwiches such as a gyro.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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