flatbread with cucumber yogurt salad

i love the cucumber-yogurt-dill combination – but it is even more enhanced with garlic.

it is perfect when it comes with bottomless basket of bread – you just rip off a piece of bread, dip it into the yogurt and enjoy. then repeat and repeat and repeat. sooooo good!

here’s a slight alteration- grill some bread, scoop a healthy serving of yogurt on top and enjoy!

Ingredients

  • flatbread, store-bought or recipe below – or –
    whole wheat nan bread, store-bought – or –
    whole wheat pita bread
  • 1/2 english cucumber, coarsely grated
  • 4 ounces plain lowfat yogurt, drained through a strainer lined with cheesecloth for 1 hour
  • 4 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablepoons chopped fresh dill – or –
    2 teaspoons dill spice
  • sea salt and ground pepper

Preparation

Combine shredded cucumbers, yogurt, garlic, cumin, and chopped dill in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Grill some flatbread and top with salad.

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original recipe from Boy Meets Grill: Grilled Flatbread with Cucumber-Yogurt Salad

FLATBREAD

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups warm water
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry yeast
  • 4 cups all-purpose wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing
  • sea salt and ground pepper

Preparation

Mix water and yeast and let stand 15 minutes. Gradually pour in 2 cups of the flour and incorporate. Mix for about 1 minute to form a sponge. Let stand, covered for at least 1 hour up to 2 hours to create the sponge.

Put sponge in the bowl of an electric mixer. Using the dough hook, add flour 1/2 cup at a time to form dough. Remove from bowl and knead. Place in a clean oiled bowl and let rise, slowly, about 1 hour. Divide dough into 4 balls. Roll out into 6-inch circles.

Heat grill to high. Brush the dough with olive oil and season with pepper. Grill the bread for 2 1/2 to 3 minutes on each side. Remove from the grill and brush with more olive oil.

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