Turkish cucumber yogurt dip is super quick to make and packs 250 mg of calcium into a half-cup serving.
Yield: 4 servings
2 c plain, low or nonfat yogurt
4 cloves chopped garlic
1 T chopped fresh dill
1 T chopped fresh parsley
1 t chopped fresh mint
2 T olive oil
Crackers, to serve
1. Wash and peel cucumbers, grate them and mix into yogurt. Try using a thick yogurt, like the Greek type, to prevent the dip from becoming runny.
2. Add garlic. Sprinkle with dill, parsley and mint, and drizzle with olive oil. Serve with crackers.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving: (1/2 cup): 160 calories, 7 g total fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 45 mg sodium, 12 g total carbohydrate, 2 g dietary fiber, 9 g sugars, 13 g protein
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