Herby Cucumber Salad

Number of Servings: 6 (164g)
Active Time: 12 min.
Total Time: 0 min.

Crisp, refreshing cucumber is the perfect flavor partner for an abundance of fresh herbs. Enjoy this salad during the dog days of summer, when something cool is exactly what you need.

Ingredients

  • 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. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1½ tsp. coarsely chopped mint
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 5½ cups thinly sliced cucumber (about 2 large)
  • 2½ cups thinly sliced red onion

Directions

1.) Combine the first 10 ingredients in a food processor or a blender, and process until well blended.

2.) Combine the cucumber and onion in a large bowl. Drizzle with yogurt mixture, and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 164g

Amount per serving
Calories 60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 145mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 4%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 3g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 48.2mg 4%
Iron 0.5mg 0%
Potassium 250mg 6%
Vitamin A 10.2mcg 2%
Vitamin C 9.5mg 10%
Vitamin E 0.4mg 0%
Vitamin K 27.6mcg 25%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 0.4mg 0%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 19.3mcg 5%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 2.9mcg 10%
Chloride 27.3mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.4mg 0%
Phosphorus 53.4mg 4%
Iodine 4.6mcg 4%
Magnesium 20mg 4%
Zinc 0.4mg 0%
Selenium 0.9mcg 2%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.2mg 8%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 7.6mcg 20%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Cucumber, Onion, Plain Lowfat Yogurt (cultured Pasteurized Lowfat Milk, Whey Protein Concentrate, Nonfat Milk Solids, And Whey), Lemon Juice, Olive Oil, Dijon Mustard (water, Organic Mustard Seeds, Organic Vinegar, Salt, Organic Turmeric, Organic Spices), Parsley, Garlic, Salt, Dill, Peppermint, Black Pepper.

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