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Yogurt Cucumber Sauce

This is a versatile sauce that can be a dip for vegetables or a topping for grain bowls. It can be thinned with milk or water for a great dressing for salad.

Serving Size:2 Tablespoons
Prep time:5 minutes
Cook time:0 minutes
Total time:5 minutes


  • 1 cucumber or 1/2 European cucumber, peeled and seeded
  • 1 cup nonfat, plain yogurt (Greek or regular)
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh dill, chopped fine (or 1 teaspoon dried dill)
  • 2–3 Tablespoons of lemon juice (or the juice from 1 lemon)
  • Salt to taste


  1. Peel and seed the cucumber.
    • Removing the seeds is important so your sauce is not watery.
  2. Grate the cucumber using the medium or large size on a box grater or in a food processor.
  3. Mix all remaining ingredients. Start with 1/2 teaspoon salt and adjust if needed.
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