Yogurt-Cucumber Sauce

Southern Living
Yogurt-Cucumber Sauce is a great dip for vegetables or pita bread. Chill at least 1 hour.
Makes 2 1/2 cups


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2 cups regular or low-fat plain yogurt
1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded, and chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1/2 teaspoon salt
Garnishes: lemon wedges, cherry tomato half


Prep: 5 Minutes
Chill: 3 Hours

Line a fine wire-mesh strainer with 3 layers of cheesecloth or 1 coffee filter. Place strainer over a bowl. Spoon yogurt into strainer. Cover yogurt with plastic wrap, and chill 2 hours.

Spoon yogurt into a bowl, discarding strained liquid. (Yogurt will be thick.) Stir in chopped cucumber and next 3 ingredients. Chill at least 1 hour. Garnish, if desired.

Created date

September 2004