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How to Make Mediterranean Style Cucumber Yogurt Salad

Israeli Cucumber Yogurt Salad

Enjoy a delicious Mediterranean Style Cucumber Yogurt Salad with your next Mediterranean Style Brunch or Lunch. Excellent for your health! Find more healthy and delicious recipes from around the world in World Cuisine Today Magazine.

Cucumber Tomato Herb Salad


Three medium Cucumbers in small dice

Four medium Tomatoes in small dice

One half a cup minced Mint or fresh Basil

One half cup Whole Milk

One half cup plain Yogurt

Three large cloves minced Garlic

One teaspoon fresh Oregano

One teaspoon Kosher Salt

1/2 teaspoon Sweet Paprika

1/2 teaspoon ground White Pepper

1/2 teaspoon ground Cardamom

1/8 cup Lemon Juice

1/8 cup Canola Oil


1) In a large non reactive bowl place the finely chopped Tomatoes, and Cucumber. Sprinkle the: Salt, Pepper, Cardomom, and Paprika over the top of the vegetables. In a smaller bowl mix the Oil with the Lemon Juice. Pour over the mixture and stir to combine.

2) In another small bowl whisk the Milk and Yogurt until smooth. Add the rinsed and minced Herbs and the minced Garlic. Adjust the seasonings to taste.

3) Fold in gently the yogurt mixture. Drizzle the top with a tiny bit of oil and some additional minced Herbs.

Serve as part of a Mediterranean Style breakfast with Falafel, Tahini, Hummus and warm Pita Bread.

World Cuisine Today Magazine

February 25, 2023

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