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Mango Lassi

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield 3 servings (serving size: 1 cup lassi and about 1/2 teaspoon pistachios)
This sweet Indian-style, smoothie-like drink is a blend of fresh mango, tangy plain yogurt, and milk. Choose low-fat or fat-free dairy products to keep saturated fat in check while delivering healthful calcium, potassium, and vitamin D.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped fresh mango
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 2 teaspoons chopped pistachios
  • Dash of ground cardamom (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 137
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 1.4 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 0.6 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 7 g
  • carbohydrate 27.5 g
  • fiber 1.2 g
  • cholesterol 4 mg
  • iron 0.2 mg
  • sodium 89 mg
  • calcium 207 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine mango and sugar in a blender; process until pureed. Add yogurt and milk; process until smooth. Serve with pistachios; sprinkle with cardamom, if desired.

Cook's Notes

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