Thursday, April 22, 2010

#78 Yoghurt Soup with Turkish Pasta and Dill Pesto

Yoghurt Soup with Turkish Pasta and Dill Pesto

To serve 2
For the pesto
1 small clove of garlic
1 tbsp pine nuts
a few sprigs of dill
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

For the soup
300g fresh yoghurt
100 ml water
60g dried Turkish Manti, or other pasta of your choice
½ tsp sumac powder

First, cook the pasta according to packet instructions. Drain and keep in a bowl.
Then, make the pesto. In a pestle and mortar, put the garlic and pine nuts, together with some salt and pound into a puree. Add the dill and olive oil, stir and set aside.
Pour the yoghurt and water in a deep bowl and stir until well mixed. Season with salt.
To assemble the soup, pour some of the yoghurt mixture in a deep plate, add some pasta and half of the pesto. Sprinkle sumac powder on top and serve.


Sneige said...

Студена супа значи, като таратор малко?

Galya said...

Да, прилича на таратор малко.
Оригинала беше с жито (вместо паста) и мента (вместо копърово песто). Обаче така е супер за лятото - хем лека, хем засищаща.

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