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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 20
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 31.8
  • Total Fat: 1.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.2 mg
  • Sodium: 142.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 2.1 g

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Submitted by: BRITTANY8234

Number of Servings: 20


    plain yogurt (low - fat is fine)
    2 meduim cucumbers
    1 clove of garlic, squished
    1tbsp olive oil
    1 tbsp of chopped fresh mint, dill or chives
    salt and pepper to taste


Drain all excess liquid from yogurt ( dump the yogurt into a strainer lined with a clean dish towel and place over a bowl to catch drippings)
After its drained, refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
Peel cucumbers and grate them on coarse holes of grater. Place shredded cucumbers in bowl, add 1 tsp of salt, and let sit while waiting for yogurt to drain. Let the cucumber completely drain, so that the paste will not be watery. Place cucumber into a bowl.
Lastly, dump thickened yogurt into bowl with cucumber, add garlic, olive oil, and chopped mint( or whichever ingredient you are using). Season with salt and pepper to taste, and serve as a dip with whatever you like.
Makes about 2 1/2 cups (625 mL)

Number of Servings: 20

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BRITTANY8234.

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