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Karl’s Uyghur Carrot Salad

For Mother’s Day, Jan has requested Uyghur Shashlik and Naan for dinner. Normally, if I was making these dishes, I would make a tomato and cucumber salad as the side dish. For me this has gotten to be a bit boring and predictable. I want to do something else.

Karl’s Uyghur Carrot Salad

Karl’s Uyghur Carrot Salad

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Karl’s Central Asian Tomato and Cucumber Salad

When I make shashlik and naan I always make this salad to go with it.

Karl’s Central Asian Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Karl’s Central Asian Tomato and Cucumber Salad

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Karl’s Tzatziki

Adapted from The Shiksa in the Kitchen

Ingredients

1 English cucumbers
1/4 tsp salt (or more to taste)
1 cup plain lowfat Greek yogurt
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp fresh chopped mint
1 clove garlic, crushed (or more to taste)
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice (or more to taste)
Pinch sugar

Fresh mint sprig for garnish (optional)

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