Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Avoid this recipe if you are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
No specific GERD triggers.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"It is the destiny of mint to be crushed."
-Waverley Lewis Root, Journalist

The refrigerator light goes on...

This is the best accompaniment to any spicy food you can imagine. The combination of the cool cucumber and the fresh yogurt is perfect.


Cucumber Mint Yogurt

Servings: 4 | Serving size: about 1/3 cup

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

This recipe keeps well for about 36 hours in the refrigerator.

1 medium cucumber
1 cup non-fat Greek style yogurt
1/8 tsp salt
2 Tbsp fresh mint (minced)
fresh ground black pepper (to taste)

Slice the cucumber lengthwise. Seed the cucumber. Using a shredder, shred the cucumber including the skin.

Fold the cucumber together with the yogurt, salt, mint, and pepper. Chill.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 1/3 cup

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 37 Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value
Total Fat 0g 0%
    Saturated Fat 0g 0%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 120mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
    Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
    Sugars 5g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 13% Iron 1%
Vitamin K 2 mcg Potassium 180 mg
Magnesium 14 mg