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Cottage Cheese Salad

January/February 2011

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Cottage cheese topped with crunchy bell pepper and sweet tomato makes for a satisfying afternoon snack or pair it with hearty whole-grain crackers for a light lunch.


Cottage Cheese Salad

Makes: 1 serving, 1 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomato
  • 1 tablespoon minced scallion
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of freshly ground pepper

Preparation

  1. Place cottage cheese, bell pepper and tomato in a small container. Sprinkle with scallion, salt and pepper. Stir to combine, if desired.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutrition

Per serving: 100 calories; 1 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 5 mg cholesterol; 7 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 15 g protein; 1 g fiber; 766 mg sodium; 290 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (62% daily value).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 2 lean meat


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