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
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 138 Calories from Fat 5
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.54 g0.84%
Saturated Fat 0.05 g0.27%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 5 mg1.7%
Sodium 155.5 mg6.5%
Total Carbohydrates 27 g9.1%
Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.7%
Sugars 16.7 g
Protein 12 g24.1%
Vitamin A 78.1% Vitamin C 92.6%
Calcium 16.2% Iron 48.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet