Cucumber "Gyro" Sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 32
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 30.8
  • Total Fat: 2.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.1 mg
  • Sodium: 77.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 0.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 0.5 g

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Introduction

Cucumbers were thought to originate over 10,000 years ago in southern Asia. Early explorers and travelers introduced this vegetable to India and other parts of Asia. It was very popular in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece and Rome, whose people used it not only as a food but also for its beneficial skin healing properties. The early colonists introduced cucumbers to the United States.

Cucumbers are scientifically known as Cucumis sativus and belong to the same family as watermelon, zucchini, pumpkin, and other types of squash.
Cucumbers were thought to originate over 10,000 years ago in southern Asia. Early explorers and travelers introduced this vegetable to India and other parts of Asia. It was very popular in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece and Rome, whose people used it not only as a food but also for its beneficial skin healing properties. The early colonists introduced cucumbers to the United States.

Cucumbers are scientifically known as Cucumis sativus and belong to the same family as watermelon, zucchini, pumpkin, and other types of squash.

Number of Servings: 32

Ingredients

    2 cups sour cream
    1 medium cucumber
    1/4 tsp salt
    1 clove garlic

Directions

Puree cucumber in food processor and strain off extra liquid. Combine salt, garlic, and sour cream and whip until blended. Add pureed cucumber and mix. Chill and serve.

Number of Servings: 32

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TRAVISTOLER.

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