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Piquant Yogurt Cheese

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  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

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Facts

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

Piquant Yogurt Cheese Recipe