Use this simple but delicious tzatziki recipe for a dip with pita triangles, as a salad served on lettuce leaves, or as a cooling side course for grilled meats and spicy foods such as curry.
Peel the cucumbers and slice in half lengthwise. With a spoon, scoop out the seeds and discard. Grate the cucumber coarsely and place in a medium-size bowl. Stir in yogurt, garlic, and salt. Garnish with parsley. Chill at least 30 minutes and serve.