Makes 6 servings
Getting started Equipment you will need: cutting board, knife, food processor, large bowl Do right away when you get home: gather equipment and ingredients
Action ¼ cup plain low-fat yogurt
2 Tbsp. coarsely chopped fresh dill
1 Tbsp. coarsely chopped fresh parsley
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 ½ tsp. coarsely chopped mint
2 tsp. Dijon mustard
¼ tsp. each: sugar, salt, pepper 1 garlic clove
2 large cucumbers
1 large red onion
1. Combine all ingredients in food processor. Pulse until well blended.
2. Thinly slice cucumber, enough for about 5 ½ cups. Thinly slice red onion, enough for 2 ½ cups. Combine cucumber and onion in large bowl. Drizzle with yogurt mixture. Toss to coat.
Side items: leftover Easy 3 Cheese Mac n Cheese and Pan-Seared Tilapia
Tip: Use the farmer’s market for your herbs, cucumber, onion and garlic – Herbs at the Farmer’s Market are inexpensive and the farmers will usually let you buy only as much as you need. No more wasted herbs from the grocery store!
Shopping list: 2 large cucumbers 1 large red onion Low-fat plain yogurt Fresh herbs: dill, parsley, mint 1 lemon
Check for: Dijon mustard Garlic clove Olive oil Sugar, salt and pepper