A raita is an East Indian yogurt salad. Try making this with some leftover yogurt cheese in place of the nonfat yogurt. (10-4 oz servings)

  • 2 ¼ cups cucumber, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 10 oz package frozen chopped spinach, thawed
  • 3 1/3 cups nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh minced garlic
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped mint
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp black pepper

Squeeze excess moisture out of cucumbers and spinach and place in a large bowl. Whisk all of the other ingredients together and toss with spinach cucumber mixture. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Drain off any excess liquid before serving.

Per Serving: Calories: 244 Protein: 24gm Fat: 1gm

Carbohydrates: 36mg Sodium: 664mg