Cucumber and Tomato Salad in Garlic Yogurt Dressing

"Posted in response to a request for a Turkish recipe."
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  • Mix the lemon juice, yogurt, garlic, pepper, mint and parsley together.
  • Pour over cucumber and tomato mixture and stir.
  • Serve within an hour for best taste.

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  1. This was really nice thanks Trish, very similar to the raitas we make to have with Indian curries and that's what we had it with. I loved the extra herbiness of it though. I found it a bit tart, and added about 1 teaspoon of sugar to balance that. Also found a grinding of sea salt at the table brought all the flavours out.
  2. This is an awesome recipe; the best cucumber and tomato salad I've ever tasted. All the ingredients are in the perfect proportion and combine to make one fantastic salad. I wouldn't change a thing. (BTW, I ate four servings, so you know I loved it!) I made this to go with Recipe#385357, and it complemented the kofta perfectly. Thanks for posting!!
  3. I made this with lamb kebabs--this really complemented them and was very refreshing. Thanks for a great recipe!!


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