Category: Garlic, Vegetables, Appetizers
2 c Plain Yogurt 1 1/2 tb White Wine Vinegar
2 ea Large Cucumbers 1 tb Olive Oil
1 x Salt To Taste 1 x Fresh Ground Pepper(2 Taste)
2 ea Large Cloves Garlic, Minced
Line a sieve with a damp cheesecloth and place over a large bowl. Dump the
yogurt into the sieve, cover with plastic wrap, and allow to drain in the
refrigerator for 24 hours. Peel the cucumbers. Cut them in alf lengthwise.
Using a teaspoon, scrape out and discard the seeds. Grate the cucumbers
into a colander, using the large holes on a four-sided grater. Salt the
cumcumbers and allow them to drain for 1/2 hour. Place the garlic, vinegar,
and olive oil in a bowl and marinate while the cucumbers are draining.
Squeeze the drained cucumbers as dry as possible and blot on paper towels.
Place in the bowl with the marinated garlic. Add the drained yougurt and
stir. Add a few grindings of fresh pepper and salt if necessary. Serve
with toasted pita bread triangles.
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