Cucumber Yogurt Dip
  • CourseSide Dishes
  • 4count clamshelllettuce
  • 2 green onionthinly sliced
  • 2cups greek yogurtplain
  • 1 English cucumberpeeled and halved length-wise
  • 2tsp salt
  • 2tbsp lemon juicefreshly squeezed
  • 1/4cup fresh dillminced
  • 2cloves garlicminced
  1. 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.
  2. Mix cucumber and 1 Tbsp salt in small bowl; cover and chill 3 hours. Transfer drained yogurt to another bowl.
  3. 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.
  4. Cover; chill at least 2 hours. Cut, rinse and crisp lettuce leaves and serve with dip.
Recipe Notes

Recipe and photo provided by Tanimura and Antle –