500 mL 2 (cups) natural yogurt
1/2 – 1 clove garlic, crushed
salt (to taste)
250 mL (1 cup) cilantro, chopped
Pour yogurt into a bowl and stir until smooth. Add garlic, salt, cilantro and mix. Refrigerate.
Serve as accompaniment to stuffed grape leaves and turkey/chicken rice stuffing.
For a richer taste you may use 250 mL (1 cup) yogurt and 250 mL (1 cup) sour cream.
Makes 6 servings
A word of caution: Cilantro comes in bunches loaded with sand. Chop off the roots and wash the greens thoroughly in tubs of running water.