TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) - Greek Cucumber Dip
This is great as a dip with pita crisps, topping a baked potato, lamb burger falafel or grilled salmon.
You can use Greek style yogurt although it will make for a thinner dip, or you can strain your own yogurt by putting a coffee filter in a sieve and adding two pints regular yogurt suspending it over a bowl and placing in the refrigerator overnight. Kefir cheese or labane is readily available at middle eastern markets.
1 pint Kefir cheese or Labane ( yogurt cheese )
2 or 3 cucumbers peeled seeded and shredded
6 to 12 cloves garlic crushed ( or as much as you like )
3 tlbs chopped fresh dill
1 tsp dried mint
3 tsp sugar
Juice half a lemon
½ cp olive oil
1st Squeeze the shredded cucumber to remove as much moisture as possible
2nd Combine All ingredients and refrigerate at least an hour to combine flavors
Thanks to Marty Kokotaylo from Williams Sonoma for sharing this WONDERFUL recipe with us!