Have you ever had a Yogurt Salad?

yogurt salad

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Here’s a fun brunch idea for a spring weekend – Yogurt Salad!

Yogurt is healthy. Raw veggies are too. Why not mix ‘em together and enjoy a hearty, healthy treat?

Yogurt Salad. 


1 firm cucumber

1 tomato

1-2 fresh chives (bulb+stalk)

1 radish (optional)

1 container plain, lowfat yogurt (6-8 oz)


Dice cucumbers, tomatoes, radishes, and chives into small cubes.

Place in a bowl and add yogurt.

Season with salt and pepper.



1. You can use regular or greek yogurt, depending on the type of consistency you’re looking for. If you need more liquid, add an extra tomato.

2. Optionally add a dash of heart healthy olive oil.

3. Enjoy anytime of day with a freshly baked loaf of bread (whole wheat of course).


Got other clever uses for yogurt? Shoot away in the comments below…

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1114820806 Emily Shoff Wasouf

    My husband is Syrian, and we eat a lot of his food with yogurt.  Warm rice with plain yogurt is heavenly!  

  • Lauren Smith

    When I first saw the picture, I thought it was a Jell-O salad (cubes of Jell-O with whipped cream)! I was seriously concerned about this blog. :)

  • Anju

    This is called “Raita” in india!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=701727722 Anastasia Murphy

    That’s about the same as rita, my all time favorite side dish.

  • Guest

    I use 2% Greek yogurt as a mayo substitute in sandwiches, mixed with avocado and sliced fruit as a pancake topping, stirred into hot cereal for a creamy texture, and as a morning snack with chopped fresh/dried fruit and a wheat/oat bran mix. Oh, and as a base for homemade salad dressing. Good stuff!

  • Goleta Cook

    Mix Greek yogurt with pesto sauce for a delicious dressing for grilled vegetables & chicken wrapped in flatbread or in a pita.

  • Yidete

    Where I come from we make ”cold soup” from kefir or runny yougurt, pickled sheredded beetroot fresh cucumbers, cold boiled potatoes, sometimes some raddishes or chopped egg, with a bit of mustard for seasoning and loads of dill and parsley and sometimes some chives, spring onions or mint. Just mix it up to a soupy thichness, chill and enjoy nutritious meal that has a color like it just came from My Little Pony show.