Creamy Cucumber Salad

Serves 6 This recipe for Creamy Cucumber Salad creates a light, delicious, and refreshing summer salad, perfect for all those awesome outdoor barbecues and picnics! #STARFineFoods Ingredients: For the Salad 2 English cucumbers, sliced 1 red onion, thinly sliced For the Dressing 1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt 1 Tbsp. STAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 small lemon, juiced 1/2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard 1 clove garlic, minced 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh dill 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste Instructions:

Combine sliced cucumbers and onions in a salad bowl; set aside.

Combine yogurt, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, mustard, garlic, dill, parsley, salt and pepper in a jar fit with a lid; close the jar and shake it until everything is thoroughly combined.

Check for consistency and add more olive oil to thin it out; add more yogurt to thicken it.

Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.

Drizzle salad dressing over cucumbers and onions; toss to coat.

Serve cold.

Creamy Cucumber Salad

This recipe for Creamy Cucumber Salad creates a light, delicious, and refreshing summer salad, perfect for all those awesome outdoor barbecues and picnics! #STARFineFoods

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Made of fresh pressed olives with a rich fruity taste and peppery finish. There is no finer olive oil to use with your freshest foods and in recipes where its deliciously robust flavor will enhance the overall taste of your dish.

NAOOA Seal STAR is a long standing member of the NAOOA. STAR’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil bears the NAOOA seal and has been tested to meet or exceed the International Olive Council’s worldwide olive oil industry standards for quality and authenticity.

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Ingredients

  • For the Salad
  • 2 English cucumbers, sliced
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • For the Dressing
  • 1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp. STAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 small lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh dill
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste

Instructions

1

Combine sliced cucumbers and onions in a salad bowl; set aside.

2

Combine yogurt, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, mustard, garlic, dill, parsley, salt and pepper in a jar fit with a lid; close the jar and shake it until everything is thoroughly combined.

3

Check for consistency and add more olive oil to thin it out; add more yogurt to thicken it.

4

Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.

5

Drizzle salad dressing over cucumbers and onions; toss to coat.

6

Serve cold.

1

Combine sliced cucumbers and onions in a salad bowl; set aside.

2

Combine yogurt, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, mustard, garlic, dill, parsley, salt and pepper in a jar fit with a lid; close the jar and shake it until everything is thoroughly combined.

3

Check for consistency and add more olive oil to thin it out; add more yogurt to thicken it.

4

Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.

5

Drizzle salad dressing over cucumbers and onions; toss to coat.

6

Serve cold.

Recipe developed by: http://www.diethood.com

Prep Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 10 mins

Serves: 6

In This Recipe

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Made of fresh pressed olives with a rich fruity taste and peppery finish. There is no finer olive oil to use with your freshest foods and in recipes where its deliciously robust flavor will enhance the overall taste of your dish.

NAOOA Seal STAR is a long standing member of the NAOOA. STAR’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil bears the NAOOA seal and has been tested to meet or exceed the International Olive Council’s worldwide olive oil industry standards for quality and authenticity.

Learn More Buy Now
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