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Easy Tzatziki Sauce with Za'atar Roasted Naan

Tzatziki Sauce with Za'atar Roasted Naan

Easy Greek Tzatziki Sauce with tons of fresh herbs and cucumber - served alongside Za'atar and Cumin Roasted Naan.  It's a match made in heaven!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Greek
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

For the Naan:

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tsp zaatar seasoning
  • ½ tsp crushed cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 6 rounds of naan

For the Tzatziki

  • 1 ½ cups plain greek yogurt around 16 oz
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup shredded cucumber
  • 1 ½ tbsp finely chopped mint
  • 1 ½ tbsp finely chopped dill
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp cracked black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400.  Combine olive oil, za'atar seasoning, cumin, and salt in a bowl.  

  2. Slice shallow slashes on the surface of the naan for the seasoning to soak into.  Brush the olive oil and spice mixture and place on a baking sheet.  

  3. Bake at 400 for 10-12 minutes or until crisped and golden 

  4. While the naan bakes, combine the greek yogurt, olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, in a small bowl

  5. Grate the cucumber and add it to the bowl as well

  6. Add the mint, dill, parsley, kosher salt, and cracked black pepper and stir to combine.  Taste test and add additional seasoning as necessary.  

  7. Serve the tzatziki sauce cold and the naan warm!