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

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 1993




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; protein 2.2g; carbohydrates 4.2g; dietary fiber 0.7g; sugars 3.1g; fat 0.6g; saturated fat 0.3g; cholesterol 1.8mg; vitamin a iu 182IU; vitamin c 3.1mg; folate 16.2mcg; calcium 73.3mg; iron 0.5mg; magnesium 15.7mg; potassium 183.9mg; sodium 169.2mg.

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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