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Budget Friendly Meals: Cucumber Yogurt and Mint Salad

Cut food costs with this easy-to-make salad.
By Pat Crocker
August/September 2009
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• 2 English cucumbers
• 1 cup Yogurt Mint Dressing (recipe follows)

1. Trim the ends of the cucumbers and slice each in half lengthwise. Cut the halves into 2-inch pieces. Place the cut side of each piece down on a cutting surface and slice each piece lengthwise as thin as possible. Place ribbons in a bowl.

2. Toss with Yogurt Mint Dressing

Yogurt Mint Dressing

Makes 1 cup

• 1 1/2 cups unflavored yogurt, drained
• 3 tablespoons sake or sweet white wine
• 3 tablespoons fresh peppermint, chopped
• 1 tablespoon granulated sugar

1. In a small bowl, combine yogurt, white wine, peppermint and sugar.

Pat Crocker cooks bistro-style food with her favorite herbs every week. Her latest book, The Vegan Cook’s Bible (Robert Rose, 2009), is now available.

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