Cucumber & Yogurt Dip Recipe
1 1/2 cup plain low fat yogurt
1/3 cup sour cream
2 large cloves garlic, minced
2 medium cucumbers, peeled, grated, and squee
2 tbsp fresh mint, chopped
1 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
1 1/2 tsp olive oil
1 whole mint leaves
1 sumakh, (optional)
1 toasted pita triangles
In a serving bowl, combine the yogurt, sour cream, garlic, cucumbers,
mint, cilantro and oil. Cover and refrigerate for 6 to 8 hours to
allow the flavors to settle. Before serving, garnish with mint leaves
and sumakh, if available. Accompany this dip with toasted pita
Makes about 2 1/2 cups.
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