Persian Carpet

Persian CarpetRecipe
James Carrier

Yield:

Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Sunset

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

Ingredients

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.