July 25, 2008

Summer salad with healthy dressing for a longer life

Summer salad with healthy dressing for a longer life

Recently most dieticians raised a question about healthy dressings. How to make a healthy salad with dressing? This dilemma might be easily solved with exceptionally healthy ingredient such as YOGURT. Here’s what I found about yogurt:

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Cucumbers and Radish Salad with Yougurt dressing
Serves 2

1 thinly sliced cucumber, 4-5 thinly sliced radishes, 2 teaspoons lemon juice, 2-3 tablespoons yogurt, salt and pepper by taste, sugar (optional), 2 tablespoons shopped dill.
In a small bowl, mix together yogurt, lemon juice, dill and sugar. In a medium bowl, combine sliced cucumbers and radishes. Pour yogurt mixture over vegetables and toss gently. Add salt and pepper by taste. Place in refrigerator for 30 minutes.

Летний салат из огурцов и редиски с заправкой из йогурта.

На 2 порции.

1 огурец, нарезанный на тонкие ломтики, 4-5 редисок, нарезанных на тонкие ломтики, 2 чайные ложки лимонного сока, 2-3 столовые ложки йогурта, 2 столовые ложки мелко порезанного укропа, соль и перец по вкусу, сахар (по желанию)
В небольшой посуде смешать йогурт, лимонный сок, укроп и сахар. Полить заправкой нарезанные огурцы и редиску. Посолить и поперчить. Поставить в холодильник на 30 минут.

1 comment:

Olga said...

This is one of my favorite spring/summer salads. Interesting idea about using yogurt instead of sourcream! Definitely agree that a pinch of sugar helps.