Garlic Cucumber Dip Recipe
- 1 large cucumber
- 3/4 cup plain yogurt
- 3/4 cup sour cream
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 4-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh dill
- 4-1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Additional minced fresh dill
- Pita bread wedges
- 1. Peel cucumber; cut in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds. Grate cucumber; squeeze between paper towels several times to remove excess moisture.
- 2. Place cucumber in a small bowl; stir in the yogurt, sour cream, oil, dill, vinegar, garlic and salt. Refrigerate until chilled. Sprinkle with additional dill. Serve with pita wedges. Yield: 2 cups.
One 1/4 cup serving (prepared with fat-free yogurt and reduced-fat sour cream; calculated without pita) equals 94 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 108 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.