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Cucumber Mint Yogurt

A refreshingly delicious salad combining yogurt, cucumber, mint, walnuts, golden raisins and garlic. Great as a dip or condiment as well.
Author: Ginger



  • 3 cups plain yogurt*
  • 1 medium cucumber peeled
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 1 tsp. dried mint
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder.
  • saffron for garnish optional



  • Peel cucumber. Using a medium grater, grate cucumber over two layers of paper towels. Squeeze excess cucumber water out by gripping corners of paper towels, twisting and squeezing over sink.
  • Place grated cucumber in a medium serving bowl. Add yogurt, walnuts, golden raisins, mint, salt and garlic powder. Mix well to combine.
  • Garnish with fresh or dry mint, and saffron, if desired.


*Use any type of plain yogurt you wish: Vegan, nonfat, low-fat, Greek, etc.
Adapted from my Dear Mother-in-law