Creamy, Low-Fat Cucumber Yogurt Dip – Cleveland Clinic

Cucumber dip with lemon, dill and pita

This refreshing dip makes a great summer picnic side dish or even a healthy fall appetizer. With cucumbers and yogurt, it’s a cool treat that’s good for your stomach, too. You can double or triple the recipe to accommodate more people.

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  • 6 ounces non-fat, plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon cucumber, minced (with or without skins and/or seeds — English cucumbers work well)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Mix all ingredients in small bowl.
  2. Serve with raw vegetables, pita bread or whole-wheat crackers.

Nutrition information

Calories: 127
Protein: 18 g
Carbohydrate: 9 g
Dietary fiber: 0 g
Sugar: 7 g
Total fat: 2.3 g
Saturated fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 377 mg
Potassium: 43 mg
Calcium: 215 mg

— Recipe provided by Digestive Disease Health Team dietitians.

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