Cafe Mogador Cucumber Yogurt

Recipe courtesy of David Johnson at Cafe Mogador
Show: Not My Mama's Meals Episode: Taste of Mediterranean
TOTAL TIME: 40 min
Prep: 10 min
Inactive Prep: 30 min
Cook: --
YIELD: 6 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, for garnish
  • Za'atar, for garnish
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Directions

Add 1/2 tablespoon salt to the cucumbers and let it drain in a colander for 20 to 30 minutes.

Mash the garlic to a paste in a mortar and pestle with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Mix the garlic, yogurt, chives, dill, mint and some salt and pepper (be aware that there is salt already in the cucumber and garlic). Stir in the cucumbers. Garnish with olive oil and za'atar.

Notes

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and may have been scaled down from a bulk recipe. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.
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