Yogurt-Cucumber Sauce

This soothing honey-spiked sauce makes a refreshing accompaniment for any spicy grilled meat or chicken dish.

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  • Servings: MAKES ABOUT 3 CUPS


  • 1 large seedless cucumber, peeled and finely diced
  • 2 cups plain low-fat yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons finely shredded fresh mint
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Kosher salt

How to make this recipe

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the cucumber, yogurt, honey, mint, garlic, olive oil, and cayenne. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight. Season with salt just before serving.

Contributed By Published July 1996

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