Cucumbers and Yogurt
(makes 6 servings)
1 1-pound (480 g) seedless cucumber, thinly sliced
3/4 cup (175 g) nonfat plain yogurt
1 tablespoon (15 ml) canola oil
2 teaspoons (10 ml) fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons (8 g) chopped fresh mint
1 clove garlic, minced
1/8 teaspoon (0.6 ml) salt (optional)
- Place the cucumbers in a serving bowl.
- In a small bowl combine the yogurt, oil, lemon juice, mint, garlic and salt (if using).
- Toss with the cucumbers and allow to marinate while you are preparing the rest of the meal.
Per serving: 49 calories (42% calories from fat), 3 g protein, 2 g total fat (0.2 g saturated fat), 5 g carbohydrates, 1 g dietary fiber, 1 mg cholesterol, 26 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges: 1/2 carbohydrate (1 vegetable), 1/2 fat