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Chilled Cucumbers with Dill Sauce

Healthy Facts:

  • Cucumbers are refreshing and hydrating; they also contain valuable phytonutrients that block cancer cell development
  • B12 and calcium found in Greek yogurt provide energy and keep our bones strong
  • Sulfides in garlic fight the effects of oxidative stress and improve iron absorption
  • Due to its calcium content, dill is a flavorful way to prevent bone loss

0 Min Cook Time |90 Min Prep Time | Serves 4 |55 Calories per Serving


  • 3 medium cucumbers
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest

What You Need

  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Colander
  • Small bowl
  • Spoon

How To Make It

  1. Cut the ends off the cucumbers, slice them in half lengthwise and remove the seeds.
  2. Cut the cucumber pieces in 1/2-inch half moons and place them into a small bowl, then combine the remaning ingredients (except dill sprigs).
  3. Mix in the cucumbers and chill for at least 1 hour prior to serving. Garnish with fresh sprigs of dill.

Frances Masters

Frances Masters is a BACP accredited psychotherapist with over 30,000 client hours of experience. Follow her @fusioncoachuk, or visit The Integrated Coaching Academy for details about up coming training.