Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 0 min
Servings 6 to 8
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 cups plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 English cucumber
  • 3 tbsps. extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsps. Santa Cruz Organic┬« Pure Lemon Juice
  • 4 cloves fresh garlic
  • 2 tbsps. fresh mint or dill
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  • Step 1

    PLACE yogurt in medium bowl. Grate cucumber into a colander over a bowl and press to drain well; add up to two cups cucumber to yogurt and mix until well blended.

  • Step 2

    ADD olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, mint or dill to cucumber mixture and blend together. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with mint or dill sprig and drizzle of olive oil; refrigerate until ready to serve.

  • Step 3

    This is an easy to prepare version of the light and multi-purpose sauce inspired by Greek traditional cooking. Serve with grilled lamb kabobs or chops, as a vegetable dip, in a stuffed pita pocket or condiment with a grilled burger.

Serving size
(1/6 of recipe)

  • Calories 120
  • Calories from Fat70g
  • Total Fat 9g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sodium 260mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 6g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 4g
  • Protein 7g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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