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Cucumber Salad for Two Recipe

Cucumber Salad for Two Recipe

A staple of Indian meals, this cooling cucumber dish is often served alongside a spicy Indian entree. —Jemima Madhavan, Lincoln, Nebraska
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup seeded and chopped tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • Fresh cilantro leaves, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, sour cream and salt. Add the cucumbers, onion, tomato and jalapeno; stir until blended. Garnish with cilantro if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 75 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 168 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.