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Garlic Cucumber Dip

Creamy and full of fresh flavor, this classic Greek cucumber dip is a great appetizer served with pita bread, crackers or vegetables. This dip is also a must-have accompaniment to marinated lamb chunks cooked on a skewer. —Lisa Stavropoulos, Stouffville, Ontario
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    2 cups

Ingredients

  • 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
  • Pita bread wedges

Directions

  • Peel cucumber; cut in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds. Grate cucumber; squeeze between paper towels several times to remove excess moisture.
  • Place cucumber in a small bowl; stir in the yogurt, sour cream, oil, dill, vinegar, garlic and salt. Refrigerate until chilled. If desired, drizzle with additional oil and sprinkle with additional dill. Serve with pita wedges.
Nutrition Facts
1/4 cup: 111 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 93mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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