Minted Cucumber Salad
Yield: 3 sides
4 small or 2 large cucumbers, peeled, seeded (optional) and cut into very thin (1/8 inch) "moons"
2 tsp salt
1/2 clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup plain nonfat Greek Yogurt
1 tsp light mayonnaise
2 tbsp fresh mint, tightly packed and minced
1 tsp dried oregano
1/4 cup thinly sliced sweet vidalia onion
1 tsp red wine vinegar
salt & pepper to taste
1. Salt cucumbers with 2 tsp salt and put in colander for 20 minutes.
2. Mix mint, garlic, oregano, yogurt, mayonnaise, and red wine vinegar in a large bowl.
3. Just before serving, add cucumbers to yogurt mixture. Add fresh pepper and additional salt to taste.