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10 minutes


  • 2 cups low fat Greek yoghurt
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill finely chopped
  • 2 tsp lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • sea salt and ground black pepper


  • Rinse and trim the ends of the cucumber. Cut the cucumber in half lengthways and use a teaspoon to scoop out the seeds. Using a grater, grate the cucumber in a large bowl.
  • Next, place the grated cucumber in a metal strainer and add a sprinkling of salt. Use the back of a spoon or your fist to squeeze out the excess liquid. Discard the liquid.
  • Place strained cucumber in another bowl. Add all other ingredients and mix to combine. Garnish with a few dill or mint sprigs.
  • Serve with veggie sticks or wholegrain crackers.


Makes 2 cups (8 serves) ¼ cup = 1 serve.
Recipe courtesy of Rebecca McPhee, Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD).

Please note the serving size listed is to be used as a guide only. Consider your own individual nutrient and carbohydrate requirements and adjust the serving size as required. If you are unsure of your requirements consult an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) for personalises advice.

Nutritional information (per serve)

Calories: 67kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.6g | Protein: 3.7g | Fat: 1.9g | Saturated Fat: 1.2g | Sodium: 79mg | Potassium: 195mg | Fiber: 0.8g | Sugar: 5g
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