Yogurt Cucumber Sauce

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This is a versatile sauce that can be a dip for vegetables or a topping for grain bowls. It can be thinned with milk or water for a great dressing for salad.

Serves: 16
Serving size: 2 Tablespoons
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 0 minutes
Total time: 5 minutes


  • 1 cucumber or ½ European cucumber, peeled and seeded
  • 1 cup nonfat, plain yogurt (Greek or regular)
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh dill, chopped fine or 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 2-3 Tablespoons of lemon juice (or the juice from 1 lemon)
  • Salt to taste


  1. Peel and seed the cucumber. Removing the seeds is important so your sauce is not watery.
  2. Grate the cucumber using the medium or large size on a box grater. You can also grate using a food processor.
  3. Mix all remaining ingredients. Start with ½ teaspoon salt and adjust if needed.

Nutrition Information per Serving

  • Serving Size: 2 Tablespoons
  • Calories: 10
  • Carbohydrates: 1 gram
  • Fiber: 0 grams
  • Protein: 2 grams
  • Fat: 0 grams
  • Sodium: 150 mg
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