Celery and Cucumber Salad

This salad is the perfect compliment to lots of meat dishes.  It's yogurt based which makes it have a cool and creamy texture.  I served it with my spicy buffalo wings instead of celery sticks and it was a big hit.

1/2 C heavy cream
1/2 C Greek yogurt (look for one with low carb, high protein count)
1 tsp Texas Pete hot sauce
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
4-6 sticks of celery including leaves
1 cucumber
1 bunch green onions
1/2 C blue cheese crumbles

  1. Add cream, yogurt, hot sauce, and salt to a medium bowl and stir until combined.  
  2. Slice celery diagonally until you have 2 Cups.  Add to yogurt mixture.  
  3. Chop celery leaves until you have 1/4 C.  Add to yogurt mixture.  
  4. Cut thin cucumber slices then cut each slice in half until you have 1 C.  Add to yogurt mixture.  
  5. Cut green onions into small pieces with kitchen shears until you have 1/2 C.  Add to yogurt mixture.  
  6. Add blue cheese crumbles to yogurt mixture.  
  7. Stir with spatula or wooden spoon until blended.  
  8. This is best chilled in the fridge for a couple of hours prior to serving, but can also be served immediately.  

Here you can see what the celery slices should look like.
Just slice along a diagonal.  Don't worry about getting
them perfect.  
Celery leaves have a really potent flavor, so just a few
go a long way.  

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