Simple Cucumber Salad with Creamy Greek Yogurt Dressing

Simple Cucumber Salad with Creamy Greek Yogurt Dressing | 31Daily.com

A simple Cucumber Salad with Creamy Greek Yogurt is a salad you’ll fall in love with. Distinctly crisp, refreshingly… and almost sweet. It’s a bit like a yogurt tzatziki that often accompanies spicy dishes.

RELATED: A Quick Cucumber Salad You’ll Make All Summer

The cool, refreshing flavor of a summer cucumber is made extraordinarily delicious when mixed with a creamy Greek Yogurt dressing with fresh dill and red onions.

Such a simple salad to boost any summer picnic, potluck, or dinner.

But first, a delicious salad begins with a delicious cucumber. Watch the Wichita Eagle Newspaper’s tips on picking out a great cucumber.

How to Pick Out a Good Cumcumber at the Farmers Market

5 Benefits of Eating Cucumbers

Adding cucumber to your diet is easy and healthy! Mostly eaten raw, cucumbers are a low-calorie snack delicious with hummus, olive oil, pickled, or in salads like this one. They also make amazing Afternoon Tea sandwiches.

1. High in nutrients
2. Contains antioxidants
3. Promotes hydration
4. May aid weight loss
5. May lower blood sugar

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Simple Cucumber Salad with Creamy Greek Yogurt Dressing

Simple Cucumber Salad with Creamy Greek Yogurt Dressing | 31Daily.com

A simple Cucumber Salad with Creamy Greek Yogurt is a salad you’ll fall in love with. Distinctly crisp, refreshingly… and almost sweet. It’s a bit like a yogurt tzatziki that often accompanies spicy dishes.

  • Author: Stephanie Wilson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Assemble

Ingredients

2 cucumbers, halved and sliced thinly
1/2 red onion, sliced thinly

Dressing:
1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
2 teaspoons sugar
minced garlic clove
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon dried dill, or a couple of teaspoons of fresh dill
salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Half the cucumbers and slice thin; add to a medium size bowl. Slice the red onion thinly and add to the cucumbers.

To make the dressing: Whisk and combine the dressing ingredients in a bowl. Refrigerate until ready to make the salad and serve. The dressing keeps well in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

To make the salad, simply gently mix together the ingredients. Salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 93 calories
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 92 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 4 g
  • Protein: 3 g

Keywords: cucumber, cucumber salad, summer salad

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Stephanie Wilson is an author, blogger, publisher, and former television news writer and producer. She lives in the Puget Sound area with her family.

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