Persian Carpet

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Persian CarpetRecipe
James Carrier
Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

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1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped English cucumber (for best color, leave peel on)
2 cups plain whole-milk yogurt
2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint leaves
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt

Preparation

In a blender, whirl 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped English cucumber (for best color, leave peel on), 2 cups plain whole-milk yogurt, and 2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint leaves until very smooth. Add kosher or sea salt to taste (1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon). Fill four tall glasses (16-oz. capacity) halfway with ice cubes. Pour yogurt mixture equally into glasses. Slowly fill each glass to the rim with cold seltzer water. Garnish with fresh mint sprigs.

Created date

May 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 75
Caloriesfromfat 44 %
Protein 4.5 g
Fat 3.7 g
Satfat 2.4 g
Carbohydrate 6.5 g
Fiber 0.6 g
Sodium 172 mg
Cholesterol 15 mg