Tzaziki Spread

Tzaziki Spread is a perfect side to so many foods. Beef, chicken, lamb, fish, eggs and many vegetables are even more delish when your fork has been dipped into some Tzaziki also. It is refreshing, tangy and bright in flavor.

Food historians believe Tzaziki was created to use up excess of yogurt after production. And,the word Tzatziki is derived from the Persian (Iranian) zhazh, that means herb mixture.

Today most people associate Tzaziki with Greek cusine. But, Tzaziki or a form of it is found throughout the Middle East, Turkey, Albania as well as Greece.

Try this delicious Tzaziki Spread with our Santorini Tomato Patties.


Method of Prep

  1. Peel cucumber(s) and slice in half. Scoop out seeds and disgard. Using a hand grater or food processer with grater disk, shred cucumbers. Once grated, place cucumbers onto clean dish towel and squeeze the water out of the cucumber. (Very important step)!grate cucumbers for tzaziki spread
  2. Combine yogurt, olive oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper into a bowl.Mix till well combined.

  3. Add the grated cucumbers, mint and dill and combine.

  4. Chill for at least one hour prior to serving.

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