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Cucumber And Yogurt Salad

"Cucumbers in a creamy yogurt dressing. Serve very cold."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 55 cals
Original recipe yields 7 servings

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  1. Peel, quarter lengthwise, and seed cucumbers. Slice thinly. Mix together with garlic. Layer cucumber slices in a salad bowl, sprinkling each layer lightly with salt. Let stand for 30 minutes.
  2. Pour off the liquid that has formed, pressing cucumber firmly. Crumble mint over cucumbers.
  3. Beat yogurt until smooth; blend in a drizzle of olive oil if desired. Pour over cucumbers. Refrigerate until thoroughly chilled.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 55 calories; 2.6 g fat; 6.1 g carbohydrates; 2.5 g protein; 2 mg cholesterol; 28 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I am totally impressed with this recipe! It tastes exactly like the cucumber and yogurt salad I've been served in many middle eastern restaurants. When I wrote up my shopping list, I neglected t...

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I did not like these at all, the salt caused the cucumbers to be watery, which watered down the yogurt sauce. I will not try these again.

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I am totally impressed with this recipe! It tastes exactly like the cucumber and yogurt salad I've been served in many middle eastern restaurants. When I wrote up my shopping list, I neglected t...

Instead of using mint, I too used dill. EXCELLENT!

I did not like these at all, the salt caused the cucumbers to be watery, which watered down the yogurt sauce. I will not try these again.

My SO and I enjoyed this recipe. It was refreshing. I followed the recipe instructions except for the cucumber preparation. I peeled, seeded and sliced them thicker, and I did not salt them. ...

I loved this recipe! Actually I used dill instead of mint and it was great. It's a good side dish with spicy foods.

This wasn't very good. I tried serving it over some fresh greens, but in the end there was just too much garlic and not enough flavor from anything else!

I took fresh produce from my organic garden and I turned this into a cucumber and yogurt chilled soup. I used dill from my garden instead of mint, and topped it with fresh diced green onions. I ...

Loved it. Then added feta and it blew my mind.

By subbing dill for the mint and adding just a tablespoon of chopped onion and a splash of lemon juice this went from good to tremendous! Deleting the olive oil and using nonfat yogurt makes it...