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Cucumber Mint Yogurt Salad

One of my favorite salads on a hot summer day, is this refreshing cucumber mint yogurt salad. This recipe is a traditional Lebanese dish, typically served as part of a Mezze plater. It is called ‘Khayr bi Laban’, which translates to cucumbers in yogurt. The traditional yogurt used is laban, but I prefer the greek yogurt, to provide more protein 😀

amandas plate cucumber mint yogurt salad

I love this recipe, because it is so easy to make and can be adjusted to your liking. You can add any soft herbs you like! I often add in finely chopped chives. Flat leaf parsley, cilantro and basil would also make nice additions 🙂 

I like to use persian cucumbers for this recipe and include the skins, which are a good source of vitamin K. Feel free to use any cucumber you like. Some may require peeling and removing the seeds (English Cucumbers), as the texture would not be pleasant.

Cucumber Mint Yogurt Salad
Author: Amanda
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Total time:
Serves: 4
  • 2 cups Chobani Greek Yogurt
  • 2 cups chopped Persian cucumbers
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, grated on microplane
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint, plus more for garnish (if desired)
  • 1/2 tablespoon finely chopped fresh dill
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • Extra virgin olive oil, to drizzle on top
  1. In a large bowl, combine your Chobani Greek yogurt with the water, lemon juice and salt. Whisk until smooth
  2. Add in mint, dill, garlic and cucumbers. Mix well
  3. Place in the fridge to cool and for flavors to develop
  4. Drizzle with olive oil and garnish with mint
  5. Enjoy 🙂


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