Cucumber Salad with Skyr Dressing

Cucumber Salad with Skyr Dressing
This easy to make and delicious cucumber salad is the perfect salad to welcome Summer. Full of joy, love, and great taste, this simple and refreshing salad makes a great side dish for any backyard cookout. For those who want to add extra crunch, add some honey roasted pecans.
15 minutes 0 minutes 15 minutes
YIELD: 4-6 servings
  • 1½-2 lbs cucumbers, sliced into ¼ inch rounds  (a mix of English cucumbers, cocktail cucumbers, and garden cucumbers)
  • 1 shallot peeled and minced
  • ½ cup fresh mint — chopped
  • ½ cup fresh dill — chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley — chopped

Skyr Dressing

  • 1 cup plain Skyr (Icelandic yogurt)
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste
How to Make It
  1. Add the sliced cucumbers, chopped herbs and minced shallot to a large mixing bowl
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together all the ingredients for the Skyr dressing
  3. Add the prepared Skyr dressing to the large bowl and toss well together
  4. If you want to add something extra crunchy, you can pan roast some pecans. In a skillet over medium heat, heat pecans until browned, stirring occasionally, about 2 to 5 minutes. Just before you turn off the heat, add two tablespoons of honey over the nuts and mix well. Add to the salad.Serve cold and enjoy!

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