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Jun 7, 2013 05:40 PM

Unique recipes or uses for tzatziki?

Aside from the traditional gyros, lamb or souvlaki, do you have any favorite uses for tzatziki?

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  1. I LOVE a good tzatziki! Great on salmon burgers or hot-smoked salmon. I like to dip just about anything in it, especially roasted shrimp, carrot sticks, cherry tomatoes, corn chips, breadsticks, pretzels. I have skewered grape tomatoes and red onion (squarish) slices on toothpicks, with and without various deli meats, and dipped in tzatziki - yummy! Last summer I made a sandwich with peppered bacon and garden tomatoes with tzatziki, and I can hardly wait for my tomatoes to come in this summer. I also plan to try it with fried green tomatoes.

    1. yutz it up with chutney or in a tandoori use.

      1. Sometimes we add the tzatziki directly into ground lamb for burgers.

        Thinned out with some light cream or half and half makes a nice dressing for grilled lamb chops.

        Mostly we use it as a vegetable dip or sandwich spread.

        1. Left over souvlaki gets mixed up with veg and tzatziki for a great salad in a pita.

          1. I serve with my mint and feta lamb burgers. So good

            I often have it on hand for quick snack with some veggies. Its also a great dip for kale chips, toasted pitas and even potato chips.

            It's really good on top of a baked potato or whipped into mashed ones.

            My brother prefers it over cocktail sauce for grilled/roasted shrimp cocktail.