Turquoise Yogurt Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Cucumbers2 Medium, diced (Peeled, Seeded)
 Salt To Taste
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Fresh lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Yogurt2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Chopped dill1 Teaspoon
 Olive oil2 Tablespoon
 Chopped mint1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 614 Calories from Fat 399

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69.6%

Saturated Fat 13.8 g68.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 58.8 mg

Sodium 610.9 mg25.5%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g12.9%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12.1%

Sugars 26.8 g

Protein 19 g37.6%

Vitamin A 35.8% Vitamin C 58.4%

Calcium 65.3% Iron 13.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sprinkle cucumbers with salt, let stand for 15 minutes, and pour off liquid.
Mash garlic in bowl with lemon juice; add yogurt, dill, and cucumbers; mix well, and chill.
Sprinkle with olive oil and mint.
May be served as an appetizer or accompaniment to pilaf, as a cold soup, or as a hot soup (heated but not boiled).