This soup, served cold, is perfect to enjoy on a hot day. No only is it refreshing (with basil, mint, and green onions), but it’s good for you too. This soup is a great source of calcium, healthy fats, and antioxidants. Eat up.
3 cups regular or nonfat plain Greek yogurt
2 cucumbers, finely chopped
2 scallions, green and white parts, finely chopped
2 sprigs fresh basil, finely chopped
2 sprigs fresh mint, finely chopped
1/2 cup chopped dates or raisins
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1. Stir the yogurt with a spoon or whisk until smooth, adding a little milk to thin if desired.
2. Stir in the remaining ingredients, reserving some of the chopped herbs for garnish, and refrigerate until ready to serve. Garnish with reserved herbs.