Green salad with yoghurt dressing

This is a great salad for a hot day. Similar to jajiki (aka tzaziki) but without garlic, wth no fat and a few different ingredients. This dish is served a bit more salty than you might normally have, this is necessary to bring the subtle flavours of the fresh ingredients out (but don’t overdo it)… The result is very refreshing and hydrating, great for this summer weather.


Ingredients – serves 2 as lunch, 4 as a side

1 cucumber, diced
1 spring onion, finely chopped
3 sticks of celery, diced
1 small avocado, peeled, de-stoned and diced
2/3 pot of zero fat organic natural yoghurt (about 350ml)
2 tsp good quality cider vinegar
1/2 tsp salt, or to taste
1 tablespoon fresh chopped thyme, or one teaspoon of dried

Combine all the chopped ingredients in a bowl. Pour over the yoghurt and vinegar, then toss to combine. Season with sea salt, then serve with your choice of flat bread or on its own.


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