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Cold Soup with Yoghurt, Cucumber & Garlic

By I Prefer Organic @ipreferorganic

A clove of garlic a day keeps the doctors away….. :) The happy coincidence is that I love garlic and this cold soup is one of my favorites just because of it.

Cold Soup with Yoghurt, Cucumber & Garlic

Serves 5 - 6

Prep time 10 minutes

Cook time 10 minutes

Total time 20 minutes

Meal type Soup, Starter

Misc Serve Cold

Region European

A simple, refreshing and delicious summer cold soup with Greek yogurt, water, grated cucumber, smashed garlic, fresh dill and walnuts.


  • 30oz Greek yogurt (preferably organic e.g. Stonyfield)
  • 30oz cold water
  • 1 large cucumber (peeled and grated)
  • 2-3 cloves garlic (smashed)
  • 10ml olive oil
  • a bit of finely chopped fresh dill
  • walnuts (raw and chopped)
  • salt (preferably Himalayan)
  • black pepper


This recipe may be prepared without adding water. The result will be a Greek "dzadziki" salad.


Step 1

Mix the yogurt with the cold water. Add the grated cucumber, smashed garlic and chopped dill. Pour the olive oil and stir well.

Step 2

Finally, add salt, black pepper and walnuts.

Step 3

Store in the fridge.

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