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.

Popular Tzatziki Recipes

Dill Benedictine Dip


Harissa Tzatziki Dip

Sunny's Beer-Battered Eggplant Fries with Nunya Business Tzatziki Dip

Lamb Burgers with Feta Tzatziki Spread

Rosemary Rack of Lamb with Easy Tzatziki

Gyro Sausage

Easy Tzatziki

Green Pea Hummus, Tea Breeze Carrots, Black Olive Soil and Tzatziki


Easy Tzatziki with Feta

Nonfat Tzatziki

Greek Lamb Meatball Sliders with Tzatziki

Zucchini Chips with Tzatziki Sauce

Cottage-Cheese Tzatziki Mezze Plate

Pan-Fried Salmon with Green Goddess Tzatziki

Greek Style Wrap with Tzaziki Sauce

Salmon Gyro with Tomato-Red Pepper Relish and Spicy Herbed Tzatziki

Crisp Atlantic Salmon on Lentils with Moroccan Spiced Tomato Sauce with Harissa, Served with Tzatziki and Grilled Nan Bread