Indian Cucumber-Yogurt Salad

Jalapeños are the most popular chile peppers in the US. This is probably due to the availability and versatility of the chile. Jalapeños have a balanced combination of flavor and heat. The demand for these have caused breeders to develop a broad range of varieties.

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9″ length cucumber, chopped
1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
1 1/2 cup plain, full-fat (3.25%, or higher) yogurt
1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
1 jalapeño, finely chopped (use half if less heat is preferred)
1 large clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp minced mint
2 tbsp minced parsley
2 tbsp lemon juice

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and stir well. Serve immediately.