Filled with protein, fiber and cholesterol-lowering fats, walnuts are members of the nutritional elite. All you need is a small handful to reap the benefits. Here is a way to enjoy them in this savory and sweet salad. This yogurt salad with dill and walnuts is not only healthy, it makes a great vegetarian snack on hot summer days. Mixing all the goodness of creamy and tangy yogurt with refreshing cucumber, fresh dill, walnuts and raisins transforms the plain yogurt into a deceptively delicious dish.
Yogurt Salad with Dill and Walnuts
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 0
Ready in: 15 min
Yields: 6 servings
3 cups plain yogurt
1 medium English cucumber or 3 large Persian cucumbers
1/3 cup raisins
1/3 cup walnuts chopped
1/2 cup fresh dill washed, drained and chopped
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Taste and adjust seasoning to taste.