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Cucumber with yogurt sauce

Preparation time: 12 minutes

1 medium cucumber
2 cups plain, fat-free yogurt
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons plus 1 tablespoon fresh mint, finely chopped
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped

Peel and dice the cucumber and place on paper towels to allow excess liquid to be absorbed. In a small bowl, mix yogurt, garlic, black pepper, 2 tablespoons of the mint, and parsley. Fold in diced cucumbers. Chill until serving time. Just before serving, sprinkle with 1 tablespoon chopped mint for garnish. Serve with pita triangles.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 52
  Carbohydrate: 8 g
  Protein: 5 g
  Fat: 0 g
  Saturated fat: 0 g
  Sodium: 33 mg
  Fiber: 0 g
 
Exchanges per serving: 1/2 fat-free milk, 1/2 nonstarchy vegetable
Carbohydrate choices: 1/2

 

  

2009-10-21

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