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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Cucumber Raspberry Mint Salad

I know, I know, it sounds weird to enjoy garlic with raspberries.  But seriously, this salad is delicious!  It's a spin off of the classic cucumber garlic mint salad.  Mine is refreshing and savory at the same time.  Give the dressing and cucumbers 24 hours in the fridge to blend together, then add the raspberries just at serving time.  The flavors work really well together!

Cucumber Raspberry Mint Salad
Makes 6 Servings

2 cups plain full fat Greek yogurt
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 medium organic cucumbers, quartered and sliced
1/2 cup fresh organic raspberries
Sea salt and fresh pepper, to taste

1.)   In a mixing bowl, whisk together yogurt, lime juice, mint, and garlic.

2.)   In a salad bowl, toss cucumbers with yogurt sauce.  Season with salt and pepper.  Chill in refrigerator for 30 minutes.  Gently stir in raspberries just before serving.


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