Turkish Cucumber Salad with Dill and Mint

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  • 1 1/2 pounds Persian cucumbers ( 7-8 small cucumbers or 2 English Cuc's )
  • 1/2 to 1 cups fresh dill- chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint- chopped
  • 1/3 cup finely sliced red onion
  • 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Sour cream ( or sub yogurt)
  • 1/8 cup fresh lemon juice, plus more to taste
  • 2 garlic cloves- finely minced or grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • cracked pepper
  • generous pinch sugar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/8 cup water


Rinse cucumbers under cold water. If using Persian or English cucumbers, leave peels on. Using a mandolin, or sharp knife, slice into thin uniform disks and place in large bowl. Add chopped dill, chopped mint and thinly sliced onions.
In a small bowl, combine the rest of the ingredients -yogurt, sour cream, lemon juice, minced garlic, salt pepper, sugar, olive oil and water, and stir until smooth. Pour over cucumbers and stir to combine. Taste for salt, and lemon, adjusting if necessary. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: Total time: 15 mins Yield: 6

Source: Feasting At Home


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