This Cucumber Yogurt Dill Salad tastes like tzatziki dip - but it's in a healthy salad form! This pairs really well with strongly spiced foods, bringing a welcome freshness to the palette!
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Cucumber Yogurt Dill Salad

A fresh salad that pairs really well with spicy and rich foods because it's so lovely and soothing. I used Dill in this recipe but you could use chives, parsley or coriander.
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 126kcal
Author Nagi @RecipeTin Eats


  • 4 large cucumbers halved and cut into thick slices
  • 1/4 red onion finely sliced (optional)
  • 1/4 cup dill leaves


  • 3/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small garlic clove minced
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice fresh (or 2 tsp white wine vinegar)
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper


  • Mix the dressing ingredients in a bowl and set aside for at least 20 minutes to allow the flavors to develop.
  • Place cucumbers, onion, and dill in a bowl. Pour over dressing, toss well. Serve, garnished with extra dill and more cracked pepper if desired.


Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 492mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 445IU | Vitamin C: 14.3mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 0.8mg