Creamy Cucumber Salad

One of my favorite things about summer is a fresh cucumber salad. Bonus if the cucumbers come from a garden or farmer’s market! I love to slather a pita with homemade hummus and then stuff it with cucumber salad – it makes the best lunch! I go back and forth between a cucumber and onion salad with a sweet vinegar dressing, and this creamy version with plain yogurt, radishes and dill. I love the pop of the red radishes and the bright flavor from lemon juice and fresh dill.

Mmmm, fresh ingredients. Love those little radishes!

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Creamy Cucumber Salad

Ingredients:

2 medium cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced

2 teaspoons salt

2/3 cup plain non-fat yogurt

1 teaspoon lemon juice

6 radishes, thinly sliced

1 teaspoon chopped dill


Directions:

1. Toss together the sliced cucumbers and salt in a colander. Let stand to drain for 45 minutes. Press the excess water out of the cucumbers and pat dry. Place in a bowl.


2. Add the yogurt and lemon juice and toss well. Stir in the sliced radishes and chopped dill. Serve chilled.


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(Recipe adapted from Joy of Cooking)


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