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Cucumber and Yogurt Salad


Serve this refreshing types of greens salad with roast lamb or goat if you can get it.

Makes 6 servings

  • 1 large English cucumber, unpeeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, and sliced inch thick; or 2 common cucumbers, peeled and prepared in the same manner.

  • Salt

  • 3 to 4 garlic cloves, minced or pressed

  • small onion, minced or thinly sliced

  • 11/2 cup best-quality plain yogurt

  • cup chopped fresh parsley, or mint, plus additional for garnishing

  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste

  1. Place the cucumber slices in a colander. Sprinkle well with salt and let drain 30 to 60 minutes. Rinse well and press out as much liquid as possible.

  2. Roll up the cucumbers into a dry kitchen towel and twist the ends to squeeze out as much as possible. Place the cucumbers in a medium-size bowl. Beat together the garlic, onion, yogurt and parsley. Season well with pepper. Combine the dressing with the cucumbers and refrigerate. For 30 to 55 minutes. Serve chilled and garnish with the additional parsley or mint. It is a fast and healthy simple cooking recipes, on top of low carbohydrates meal.

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