Concombre en Sauce Blance (Cucumber in White Sauce)

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A very refreshing appetizer, and very low in calories, too! The authentic version is made with crème fraîche, but this one is better for your waistline.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 1 hour 5 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp. chives, chopped
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt or plain yogurt
  • 1 tsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Put the cucumber slices in a large bowl and sprinkle them with kosher salt. Cover in plastic wrap and leave for at least 1 hour in the refrigerator, so that the cucumber can release its juices.
  • Take the bowl out of the refrigerator and add the chives and the yogurt. Toss well. Add the teaspoon of red wine vinegar, toss again, and add pepper.
  • Leave in the refrigerator until served. The salad should be eaten very cold.