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|