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Turkish Cacik - Yogurt and Cucumber Dip/Salad

User Rating 5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


Turkish Cacik - Yogurt and Cucumber Dip/Salad
Cacik has a million different uses. Use as a dip for kebabs, pita dip, or eat it alone. It has the most fabulous flavor!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 2 cucumbers, peeled and grated
  • 16 oz. cold, plain yogurt
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint
  • salt
  • olive oil


In a mixing bowl, combine cucumbers and garlic. Add salt to taste.

Mix in yogurt with wooden spoon. Transfer to serving bowl. Garnish with mint and drizzle olive oil on top. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate.
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 5 out of 5
Turkish Cacik, Member fgrigsby

I just returned from a visit to Turkey and made this recipe (along with Turkish Meatballs) for friends. It was a huge hit. I especially like the grated cucumber - too many recipes just recommend throwing the cucumber into the Cuisinart with the yogurt. Thanks.

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