Achot (Garlicky Farmer's Cheese with Walnuts) - Armenia Appetizers
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1 cup farmer Cheese
3 tablespoons Walnuts, chopped fine
1/4 cup low-fat Yogurt
1 tablespoon Dill, chopped fine
1 tablespoon Parsley, chopped fine
1 Garlic clove, minced
1/8 teaspoon Salt
1/4 cup Walnuts, chopped coarsely
Pita, toasted triangles
SERVING SIZE: 6
Process the farmer's cheese, finely chopped walnuts, and yogurt in a food proces sor until smooth.
Transfer the cheese to a bowl and mix with herbs, garlic, and salt. Shape into a ball, cover, and refrigerate for 4 hours.
Line a small serving platter with several lettuce leaves and carefully transfer the cheese ball to the platter.
Press the coarsely chopped walnuts into the ball so they more or less cover it.
Serve with the toasted pita triangles.
Per serving (excluding pita triangles):
130 calories, 7 g. protein, 2.7 g. carbohydrates, 10 g. fat, 15.8 mg. cholesterol, 279 mg. sodium.
Calories from fat: 66%
Recipe by Bawarchi
Submitted by Ruby (26), Vancouver