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Tzatziki meze or appetizer, also used as a sauce.jpg
Place of originOttoman Empire
Main ingredientsStrained yogurt, cucumbers, garlic, olive oil, salt, sometimes lemon juice, dill, mint, or parsley

Tzatziki or Cacık (Greek: Τζατζίκι) is a type of Greek dip or meze served widely in the Mediterranean and Middle East. It is basically a cold yogurt dish with chopped-up cucumber or other vegetables. It is excellent to go with the spiced meat dishes of the Mediterranean cuisine.

A common recipe is strained yogurt (usually from sheep or goat milk) mixed with cucumbers, garlic, salt, olive oil, sometimes lemon juice, and dill, mint, or parsley.[1] Tzatziki is almost always served cold.

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  1. "Classic Greek Tzatziki Sauce". Archived from the original on 2015-01-03. Retrieved 2015-05-28.