Ribbon Cucumber Salad

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Apr. 02, 2013

The cool and refreshing taste of cucumbers, mild onions and a light yogurt sauce makes this salad not only delicious but also a show stopper.


Cucumber 1 , sliced into ribbons
Red onion 1/4 , thinly sliced
Plain greek yogurt 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Juice of lemon 1
Garlic clove 1 , pasted/grated
Cumin 1/2 Teaspoon
Dill 1 Tablespoon , chopped
Parsley 1 Tablespoon , chopped
Salt and pepper To Taste



1. Slice cucumbers the long way by using a peeler. (Only slice down to where the seeds start then flip over and do the other side.)


2. In a large mixing bowl, combine yogurt, lemon juice, garlic paste, cumin, dill and parsley. Stir to combine.

3. Add the cucumbers and sliced red onions to the yogurt mixture and gently toss together.

4. Taste to season with salt and pepper.


5. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 41Calories from Fat 19

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.1%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 98 mg4.08%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 2 g

Protein 1 g2%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet