Mango Lassi

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
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.

Yield:

3 servings (serving size: 1 cup lassi and about 1/2 teaspoon pistachios)

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Nutritional 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

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)

Preparation

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.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Maureen Callahan,

January 2009