Cucumber Yogurt Salad (With Labne Kefir Cheese) – Bulgarian style Tzatziki (dip/salad). Light, low-calorie, fresh and delicious, this is the best creamy cucumber yogurt salad you can make.

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Cucumber Yogurt Salad


Prep Time: 10 Min

Cook Time: 2 Min


– 2 large English cucumbers – 1/2 tsp salt or more to taste – 2 garlic cloves — minced – 1 lb Kefir style cheese or thick Greek yogurt – 1 tsp lemon juice — optional, add of using Kefir cheese, if using Greek yogurt you may not need it – 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill

Step 1

Peel cucumbers and if they appear to have large seeds on the inside, scrape them out.

Step 2

Cut into small cubes. Place in a mesh strainer and put the strainer over a bowl. Sprinkle with salt and let it sit for 10 minutes. Press the cucumber cubes gently to remove some of the water so it drains in the bowl.

Step 3

 Place the cucumber cubes in a bowl.

Step 4

Add garlic, yogurt or Kefir style cheese, lemon juice and dill. Stir to combine. Add more salt to taste.

Step 5

Seve or refrigerate for up to 5 days.

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