Juice and zest (colored portion of peel) of 1 lemon
Zest of 1 orange
garlic, finely minced
Red pepper flakes
Coarsely ground black
3 cups peeled, seeded and diced cucumbers
8 green onions, trimmed and
In a medium bowl, combine yogurt, mayonnaise, dill, lemon juice and zest, orange
zest, garlic and a dash of pepper flakes. Add salt and pepper to taste. Cover and
refrigerate for at least 2 hours or as long as several days.
Soak diced cucumbers in salted ice water for 1/2 hour to ensure crispness. Drain;
Refrigerate until ready to assemble.
Add cucumbers and onions to yogurt mixture. Let sit at room temperature until
no longer cold.