The cold cucumber cream with yogurt it is a simple recipe to make and the ingredients that compose it are common and very easy to find. It’s a vegetarian dish ed cheap which is prepared in a short time.
I cucumbers I’m very moisturizers because they are composed of 95% water. Their too vitamin and mineral content it is abundant, so much so that it gives these vegetables refreshing and purifying properties. Thanks to the content of tartaric acid – and al low energy intake: they contain just 16 per 100 grams – it also helps reduce the waistline. Tartaric acid is a substance that prevents carbohydrates from turning into fat. Several researches have also shown that cucumbers contain some molecules which can reduce levels of cholesterol in the blood. Among them are the phytosterols.
Famously used as a beauty care, in cosmetics it is said to help reduce bags and dark circles, as well as a lighten spots appearing on the skin e soothe sunburn. They are a great remedy even for itching.
It lean yogurt used in the recipe is a low calorie food: 100 grams provide only 36 calories. The fats and proteins contained in it ensure long-term energy while carbohydrates are used by our metabolism only at first.
Which wine to dine with cold cucumber cream? An excellent match goes perfectly with the dish Chardonnay.
Yogurt cucumber cold cream recipe
Doses for 4 servings
Preparation time: 45 minutes
Calorie: 449 Kcal per serving
- 2 very firm cucumbers
- 500 grams of low-fat yogurt
- 2 sprigs of dill
- 4 slices of homemade bread
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 8 slices of lemon
- 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
- Lava and by i cucumbers, cut them into pieces and place them in the blender jar; add it yogurt and a pinch of sale and blend until smooth, which you will transfer to a bowl.
- Wash thedill, chop it, keep a few tufts for the final decoration and add it to the cucumber cream and yogurt.
- Stir and chill in the refrigerator for at least half an hour.
- Rub the slices of homemade bread with thegarlic peeled and cut into cubes, which you will toast under the oven grill for two minutes.
- Irrora i crostini With the’extra virgin olive oil.
- Divide the cream into individual bowls and decorate each portion with slices of lemon and tufts of dill.
- Accompany with the cubes of toasted bread served separately in individual bowls.
Enjoy your meal!