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Persian Carpet





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Makes 4 servings

Persian Carpet




James Carrier
 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
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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.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Makes 4 servings


Amount Per Serving
Calories 75Calories from Fat 44
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.7g6%

Saturated Fat 2.4g12%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 172mg8%
Total Carbohydrate 6.5g3%

Dietary Fiber 0.6g3%
Protein 4.5g9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.