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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.