CUCUMBER YOGURT DILL SALAD

THIS CUCUMBER YOGURT DILL SALAD TASTES LIKE TZATZIKI DIP – BUT IT’S IN A HEALTHY SALAD FORM! THIS PAIRS REALLY WELL WITH STRONGLY SPICED FOODS, BRINGING A WELCOME FRESHNESS TO THE PALETTE!

If you love tzatziki, you are really going to love the flavors in this Cucumber Yogurt Dill Salad! You’ll find many very simple versions of this salad around, made simply by tossing cucumbers with yogurt, salt, pepper and maybe a bit of herbs.

Ingredients

  • 4 large cucumbers halved and cut into thick slices

  • 1/4 red onion finely sliced (optional)

  • 1/4 cup dill leaves

Dressing

  • 3/4 cup Greek yogurt

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 small garlic clove minced

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice fresh (or 2 tsp white wine vinegar)

  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  1. Mix the dressing ingredients in a bowl and set aside for at least 20 minutes to allow the flavors to develop.

  2. Place cucumbers, onion, and dill in a bowl. Pour over dressing, toss well. Serve, garnished with extra dill and more cracked pepper if desired.

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