Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Creamy Cucumber Salad

I know this picture is not very pretty- looks can be deceiving. This is one of Ron's favorite side dishes ever besides his precious cheese beans. I love these cucumbers. They work perfectly with a burger hot off the grill or as a light side with a stove top dinner. I sub greek yogurt for mayo and sour cream base to give an extra protein boost. You can add any herbs you like to this dish, but I like to keep this dish simple.

It is so sad we are creeping closer and closer to fall. Good this us Wisconsin folks aren't afraid to grill in our snowsuits.
3 medium cucumbers, peeled and sliced
2 Tbl reduced fat mayo
6 oz greek yogurt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp onion powder
1 tsp sugar

Mix all ingredients besides cucumbers into a medium bowl. Fold cucumbers into yogurt sauce. Place in cucumbers in a tupperwear container and allow them to chill 2-24 hours (the longer it sits the better the cucumbers and sauce meld together).