New American Plate Challenge

Creamy Fennel Salad

Weekly Recipe
Serves 4 servings. Yield: 3 cups

This super simple salad features cool English cucumbers, fresh fennel and tangy Greek yogurt. Both cucumbers and fennel contain fiber and water which, by making you feel fuller faster, can help you get to and keep a healthy weight. Greek-style yogurt with a splash of apple cider vinegar makes a light creamy dressing with the perfect tinge of tartness.


  • 5-6 Ounces
    plain low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 Teaspoons
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1/8 Teaspoon
    salt or to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 2 Cups
    thinly sliced English Cucumber
  • 1
    small or 1/2 large fennel bulb, cut into quarters, cored, thinly sliced crosswise (about 1 cup)
  • 3 Tablespoons
    coarsely chopped fennel fronds, divided


  1. In medium bowl, whisk together yogurt, vinegar, salt and pepper.

  2. Add cucumber, fennel and 2 tablespoons fronds and toss to coat.

  3. Transfer to serving dish and garnish with remaining fennel fronds. Serve immediately or refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition: Per Serving: 44 calories, 0 g total fat (0 g saturated fat), 7 g carbohydrate, 5 g protein, 1 g dietary fiber, 109 mg sodium.


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