Cucumber-Mint Salad with Creamy Lemon & Greek Yogurt Vinaigrette

Serving Size: 4
Total Time:

A simple salad of cucumbers and fresh spearmint comes together perfectly with a lemony, creamy vinaigrette made from Greek yogurt.


  • 0.25 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Fresh cracked black pepper, to taste
  • 0.5 tsp kosher or sea salt
  • 0.5 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp minced shallots
  • 3 Tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Zest of one medium lemon
  1. In a bowl whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients. Chill until ready to serve.


  • 0.25 chopped spearmint
  • 3 medium cucumbers, sliced (about 4 cups)
  • Kosher or sea salt, if necessary
  1. Pat the cucumber slices dry between paper towels. Combine with the mint in a large bowl. Toss with the vinaigrette and season with additional salt, if desired. Serve chilled.

Make Ahead: The vinaigrette can be prepared one to two days in advance.

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Recipe Credit: Todd Porter & Diane Cu
Image Credit: Todd Porter & Diane Cu