Cucumber Yogurt Salad:

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Cucumber Yogurt Salad:

We call it Njoumier, a Middle Eastern classic, is perfect for cooling down on hot summer days. Enjoy it on its own or as a tasty side dish with other meals. It’s both delicious and healthy, making it a delightful choice for any occasion.
Course: Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Fresh, Healthy, Light, Summer
Servings: 4 People


  • 1 large cucumber diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 750 grams of Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup of finely chopped cabbage
  • 1 teaspoon of dried mint
  • Fresh mint leaves finely chopped (add a few leaves for taste)
  • Salt


  • Start by preparing the cucumber. Wash it thoroughly, peel it if desired, and then dice it into small pieces.
  • Mince the garlic cloves finely.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the diced cucumber, minced garlic, finely chopped mint and finely chopped cabbage.
  • Add the Greek yogurt to the mixture and stir well to combine all the ingredients.
  • Sprinkle the dried mint over the salad and season with salt to taste. Mix well
  • Garnish the salad with fresh mint leaves for added freshness.
  • Refrigerate the salad for a little while before serving if you’d like it to be chilled, or you can enjoy it immediately.


This cucumber and yogurt salad is a refreshing and healthy option, perfect for a side dish or a light snack. Enjoy!

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