Cucumber Yogurt Dip
peeled and halved length-wise
Line a sieve with cheesecloth and place over medium bowl. Place yogurt in sieve. Cover with plastic wrap and allow to drain in refrigerator overnight.
Mix cucumber and 1 Tbsp salt in small bowl; cover and chill 3 hours. Transfer drained yogurt to another bowl.
Mix in lemon juice, onions, dill, parsley and garlic. Squeeze out as much excess liquid as possible from cucumber. Stir cucumber into yogurt. Season with pepper.
Cover; chill at least 2 hours. Cut, rinse and crisp lettuce leaves and serve with dip.
Recipe and photo provided by Tanimura and Antle –