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Yogurt-Cucumber Sauce

  • TOTAL TIME: 10 MIN
  • SERVINGS: MAKES ABOUT 1 1/2 CUPS
  • FAST
  • HEALTHY
  • MAKE-AHEAD

  1. 1/2 seedless cucumber, peeled and halved lengthwise
  2. 1 garlic clove, minced
  3. 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  4. 1 cup plain whole-milk yogurt
  5. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  6. 1 tablespoon finely chopped mint
  7. Freshly ground pepper
  1. Using a melon baller or small spoon, scoop out the seedy center of the cucumber. Coarsely shred the cucumber. Squeeze the excess liquid from the shredded cucumber without mashing it.
  2. In a small bowl, using the back of a spoon, mash the garlic with the salt to a paste. Stir in the yogurt, olive oil and mint. Add the shredded cucumber, season with pepper and serve.
Make Ahead The sauce can be refrigerated overnight. Serve With Greek-Style Lamb Burgers with Yogurt-Cucumber Sauce