Piquant Yogurt Cheese
|Nonfat plain yogurt||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Made Without Gelatin)|
|Chopped tomatoes||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped green onions||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Minced cilantro||1 Tablespoon|
|Lime juice||2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cumin||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground red pepper||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
Line a fine-mesh sieve with a double thickness of cheesecloth or a coffee filter.
Place the sieve over a bowl.
Spoon the yogurt into the sieve.
Refrigerate about 8 hours or overnight, until all the extra whey has drained from the yogurt.
Discard the liquid in the bowl.
Transfer the yogurt to a small bowl.
Add the tomatoes, onions, cilantro, lime juice, cumin and pepper.
Stir just until combined.
If desired, cover and chill in the refrigerator until ready