Tag Archives: Yoghurt

Avocado appetizer

This easy and fancy recipe could help you to organize a party or celebration and wow your guests. You can serve these delicious mini snacks even for an intimate night with a friend.

 

Image credits: Jackie Newgent RDN, CDN

Image credits: Jackie Newgent RDN, CDN

Preparation time: 10-15 minutes
Servings: 15

Ingredients
1 medium sized avocado, peeled and mushed
1/3 cup plain yoghurt
┬Ż cup Parmigiano cheese
Salt on taste
15 square-shaped biscuits

How to prepare?
Peel the avocado and mush it with a fork or food processor. Add the yoghurt and Parmigiano. Mix well. Spread the mixture on each biscuits. Top each with a piece of parsley, basil or salad rocket.
You can substitute the yoghurt with heavy cream or mayonnaise. Instead of Parmigiano cheese you can use Emmental cheese.

Serve with champagne, white wine or home-made lemonade. These appetizers are also perfect snacks for light alcohol drinks.

Cold Yoghurt & Cucumber Soup (Tarator)

Cold Yoghurt & Cucumber Soup (Tarator)

This cold soup recipe is very popular in Balkan Peninsula, especially in Greece and Bulgaria. The Yogurt & Cucumber combination is a fresh choice in a sunny summer days. You can eat it instead of salad or as a main course. It is perfect for your diet thanks to its low-calorie content.

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber, rinsed, peeled and grated
  • 2 cups of plain yogurt
  • 2 tbsp. of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup of walnut, grounded
  • 1tbsp. sea salt
  • 3 cups of water
  • 1tbsp. chopped fresh or dried dill
  • (Optional 1 clove of garlic)

How to prepare?
Rinse, peel and grate the cucumber. Place it in a large bowl and pour the yoghurt.

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Mix well and slowly add the water. Then add the salt, olive oil and walnuts. Finally, sprinkle with dill.

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Unshelled boiled eggs with Yoghurt

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Cooking time – 7-10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of plain Yoghurt
  • Cheese (optional)
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 tbsp. ground red pepper
  • 1 tbsp. vinegar

Place a saucepan with cold water over a high heat. Wait until the water boils and add salt and vinegar. Pour the unshelled eggs in saucepan and boil for 2 minutes.

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Cover the bottom of a deep plate with the yoghurt and then place the eggs using a slotted spoon.

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In a small heatproof bowl melt the butter and add the pepper.

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Then pour over the eggs and serve.

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