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Cucumber Salad (Tzatziki)


From EatingWell:  November/December 1993

This garlicky cucumber-yogurt salad is delicious served with grilled lamb or as a dip for toasted pita chips.

4 servings | Active Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes



  1. Coarsely shred cucumber and gently squeeze by hand to remove excess liquid. Place the garlic on a cutting board, chop coarsely and sprinkle with salt. Work the salted garlic into a paste with the flat side of a chef’s knife
  2. Whisk together the garlic paste, yogurt and mint in a medium bowl. Stir in shredded cucumber. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


Per serving : 30 Calories; 1 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 2 mg Cholesterol; 4 g Carbohydrates; 2 g Protein; 1 g Fiber; 169 mg Sodium; 183 mg Potassium

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