Curry Yogurt Cheese Spread for Pita Bread
Yogurt Cheese Spread for Pita Bread
long does it take?
yogurt must sit overnight to form yogurt cheese. The recipe takes 10 minutes
8-ounce container fat-free plain yogurt
teaspoons curry powder
tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
of salt and black pepper
whole-wheat pita bread
to make the yogurt cheese:
cheesecloth over a sieve or colander. Pour the yogurt onto the cheesecloth.
Place the sieve or colander over a bowl to catch the fluid that will slowly
drip. Cover and leave in the refrigerator overnight. In the morning, save the
yogurt cheese that has formed and pour the fluid down the drain.
to make the spread:
yogurt cheese into a bowl, and add curry powder, parsley, and salt and pepper.
Cream together. Spread onto pita bread, and eat.
227, Protein: 18 g, Carbohydrate: 37 g, Fat: 2 g, Vitamin A: 452 IU, Vitamin
B12: 2mg (75% of the RDA), Riboflavin: 1 mg (47% of the RDA), Pantothenic acid:
2 mg, Calcium: 522 mg (43% of the RDA)
in it for you?
cheese? What's that about? Yogurt cheese tastes like cream cheese without
the saturated fat. A tablespoon of regular cream cheese delivers 10 grams of
saturated fat and doesn't have many other nutrients. This yogurt cheese
contains zero grams of fat and provides bone-building calcium. The whole-wheat
pita is a complex carbohydrate, which gives you lasting energy.
and spices make eating fun and full of flavor. Herbs are the leaves or shoots
of a plant. Spices are the ground seeds, nuts, bark, or roots of a plant. Spices
tend to have a strong flavor and were originally used to keep foods fresh before
we had refrigerators.