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Mango Lassi

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.

Cooking Light JANUARY 2009

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

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:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 137
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 1.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Carbohydrate: 27.5g
  • Fiber: 1.2g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Iron: 0.2mg
  • Sodium: 89mg
  • Calcium: 207mg
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