This is similar to the Turkish Shells recipe I posted awhile back, but it’s the Lebanese version. I’ve toned down the garlic a bit. In Lebanon, this has a bite that stays with you for days. Pair it will Tabbouleh to help with garlic breath. A nice garlic bread or other toasted bread makes a lovely accompaniment. Also a tasty pairing: roasted chicken.
1 box spaghetti or noodle of your choice
1 large container yogurt, preferably Greek or full fat
4-5 cloves of garlic, finely smashed (get out your mortar and pestle)
4 tsp finely chopped fresh mint
1 tsp salt
Cook noodles according to package instructions and drain.
Mix yogurt, garlic, mint and salt together and allow to sit in fridge for at least one hour.
Pour yogurt over noodles and mix. Serve immediately or refrigerate and serve cold.