Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Greek Cucumber Salad

Greek Cucumber Salad
serves 4

1 cucumber
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons finely chopped
fresh mint
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 teaspoon caster sugar
200ml/7fl oz Greek-style yogurt

• Peel the cucumber and cut in half lengthways. Remove the seeds with a teaspoon and discard. Slice the cucumber thinly. Put in a bowl, and sprinkle with the salt. Toss through, and leave for at least 15 minutes.
• Combine the mint, garlic, sugar and yogurt in another bowl.
• Rinse the cucumber in a sieve under cold running water to flush away the salt.
• Drain well and combine with the yogurt mixture. Chill for 15 minutes and serve.

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