Cool as a Cucumber Dip


Cool as a Cucumber Dip

2 tablespoons
1 Hr

This Cool as a Cucumber Dip recipe is the perfect appetizer when you need to feel refreshed. It has a light, creamy taste that your tongue will thank you for. Our delicious cucumber dip is made with yogurt and calls for a bit of mint to give it that little something extra. It's the perfect dip for your next summer party! 

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup grated cucumber
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh mint or 1/2 teaspoon dried mint, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

What to Do

  1. In a small bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well. 
  2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. 

Before You Start Cooking!

  • Serve with your favorite vegetables or baked whole grain pita chips! 
  • Our Cool Cucumber Soup is another refreshing recipe for your party! 
  • Try our Easy Cucumber Cups for a cool and fun appetizer. 


Fun Fact! 

  • The phrase "Cool as a Cucumber" may have originated due to the fact that the inside of a cucumber can remain 20 degrees cooler than the outside air. No wonder cucumbers are always so refreshing during the hot summer months! 

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 10

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 16
  • Calories from Fat 0.5
  • Total Fat 0.1g 0 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 1.5g 3 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 0.5mg 0 %
  • Sodium 48mg 2 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 2.6g 1 %
  • Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0 %
  • Sugars 2.1g 0 %

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Tzatziki is an awesome dip! It's not just for gyros any more! This is a nice simple version too and most people have all of the ingredients on hand. If they only knew!


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