07:31 Friday 04 January 2013

Give this healthy recipe a go

Written byWe Care, You Enjoy

As the party season ends, why not try a healthy treat or two to ease any guilt about the festive overindulgence, with this deliciously recipe. It’s perfect for a light supper, or a great alternative to Taramasalata as an afternoon snack.

Cream Aperitif of Cucumber

Level of difficulty: low

Preparation time: 40 minutes

Ingredients - Serves 4

2 large cucumbers, peeled and chopped

200g natural yoghurt

2 cloves of garlic

Salt and ground pepper

2 tablespoons olive oil

Cold water, depending on the desired thickness


  1. Blend cucumber, yoghurt, garlic and spices with a hand blender or food processor.

  2. Add a little water for a thinner consistency if desired.

  3. Add the oil slowly whilst blending.

  4. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes and serve very cold.


Chef’s tip: You can add a sprig of mint to give it a fresh look and decorate with thin slices of cucumber.

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