A Greek dip with a pungent garlic flavor. Good served with hot pita bread triangles. Chill for at least 30 minutes before serving to develop the flavor. If you prefer, use parsley in place of the mint.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 1 cucumber
- 1 cup plain yogurt
- 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon chopped fresh mint leaves
Peel the cucumber and cut in half lengthwise. Remove seeds using a spoon then grate the cucumber into a small bowl. Stir in the yogurt, garlic, salt and chopped mint. Chill for at least 30 minutes before serving to develop the flavor.