Cucumber Herb Salad…A Fresh Recipe From Sweet Basil

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Cucumber Herb Salad

INGREDIENTS
1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt
2 Tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh dill
1 Tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh parsley
2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons coarsely chopped mint
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon honey or sugar substitute
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 garlic clove
5 1/2 cups thinly sliced cucumber (about 2 large)
1 cup thinly sliced red onion

DIRECTIONS

1. Combine the first 11 ingredients in a food processor or a blender, and process until well blended. Combine the cucumber and onion in a large bowl. Drizzle with yogurt mixture, and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Enjoy!                                                                     Philippians 4:6-7

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This recipe inspired by Cooking Light, photo credit to Romulo Yaness and blog post by Tisha Johnson Matthews, of Sweet Basil Farm & Gardens. Special thanks to J. David Matthews, of Barnesville, Georgia for support and patience with all that I try and test.

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