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Tzatziki Sauce  
A creamy Greek garlic sauce often served as a topping, a condiment, or a food dip that is commonly prepared with numerous Mediterranean foods. Tzatziki is a white sauce made with yogurt, cream, cucumbers, fresh herbs and seasonings, such as mint, dill, olive oil, and garlic. Served as a chilled sauce, tzatziki is commonly used on gyros, pita sandwiches, dolmades, roast lamb, roast pork or beef, fish or seafood, rice dishes, grilled vegetables, and many other foods. This cold sauce with fresh ingredients adds a refreshing taste to many foods. Tzatziki sauce may also be referred to as tsatziki, tzatziki, satziki, satsike, or simply as a yogurt and cucumber sauce.