Nutrition per serving may change if servings are adjusted.
1 large or 2 small cucumbers, peeled, halved and seeded
1 clove garlic, peeled
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup low-fat plain yogurt
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint, or 2 teaspoons dried
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
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.
Whisk together the garlic paste, yogurt and mint in a medium bowl. Stir in the shredded cucumber. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
30 calories;1 g fat(0 g sat); 1 g fiber; 4 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 16 mcg folate; 2 mg cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 182 IU vitamin A; 3 mg vitamin C; 73 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 169 mg sodium; 184 mg potassium
Yum! This was really easy and delicious. I used dried dill instead of mint, because that's what I had on hand.
April 15, 2012
I made mine a tad bit different. 6 oz plain Greek style yogurt
1 -+ tsp dried dill or mint
1 large cucumber peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks
-+ cup red onion minced
Pros: easy to make