This garlicky cucumber-yogurt salad is delicious served with grilled lamb or as a dip for toasted pita chips. Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 1993

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Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

30 calories; total fat 0.6g 1% DV; saturated fat 0.3g; cholesterol 2mg 1% DV; sodium 169mg 7% DV; potassium 184mg 5% DV; carbohydrates 4.2g 1% DV; fiber 0.7g 3% DV; sugar 3g; protein 2.2g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 1; vitamin a iu 182IU; vitamin c 3mg; folate 16mcg; calcium 73mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 16mg; thiaminmg.

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Rating: 5 stars
Yum! This was really easy and delicious. I used dried dill instead of mint because that's what I had on hand. Read More
Rating: 2 stars
creamy 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 Cons: na Read More