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dimi_pat

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As much as I love tzatziki, I don't always have some on hand, either because I haven't found any at the store, or I don't have all the ingredients and can't make it. What can I use instead? I use my tzatziki in the following ways:

  • As a dip for vegetables
  • A condiment for sandwiches (like, instead of mayo - I don't like may)
  • In my gyros
  • With souvlaki and other Greek meat dishes (I don't like the taste of plain yogurt - that is what my mother uses for this type of food!)
I have some ideas, but I want to see what you guys think first before I share my thoughts.
 

PemiKanavos

Administrator
Staff member
when it comes to tzatziki, I am a purest. I love it as is, but I will admit that I have tried making it in other ways since my husband is lactose intolerant. I have subbed out the yogurt for avocado and omitted the cucumber.
 

k_tsoukalas

Moderator
when it comes to tzatziki, I am a purest. I love it as is, but I will admit that I have tried making it in other ways since my husband is lactose intolerant. I have subbed out the yogurt for avocado and omitted the cucumber.
Out of curiosity, how did the substitutions turn out?

Sometimes, when I don't have tzatziki on hand and don't have the ingredients to make it, I just use plain Greek yogurt as a substitute. I prefer to have it on hand, though!
 

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