Cucumber Laban - The Lemon Bowl
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Cucumber Laban - Lebanese Yogurt Sauce

This cool and creamy yogurt sauce is perfect with grilled meats, salmon or as a side salad with a variety of Middle Eastern specialties such as grape leaves, tabbouleh or m'juddarah.
Course Salad
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Calories 99 kcal
Author Liz DellaCroce


  • 2 cups plain low fat yogurt
  • 2 cups cucumber finely chopped
  • 1 juice of lemon
  • 2 tablespoons dried mint
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and mix well.
  2. Check for seasoning and add more lemon, garlic, mint or salt depending on your personal preference.
Nutrition Facts
Cucumber Laban - Lebanese Yogurt Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 99 Calories from Fat 22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.4g 4%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9g
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 380mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 13.5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.1g 4%
Sugars 9.3g
Protein 7g 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.