This spin on the classic Caprese salad, incorporates cottage cheese topped with tomatoes, toasted walnuts, fresh basil and a drizzle of balsamic syrup.
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Cottage Cheese Walnut Caprese Toast
Calories240 Per Serving
Protein14g Per Serving
Fiber3g Per Serving
|Total Fat||12.0 g|
|Saturated Fat||2.0 g|
|Trans Fat||0.0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||7.0 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||1.0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||20 g|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g|
1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 1/2 lean meat, 1 fat
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
4 slices whole-grain bread (toasted)
1 1/3 cups low fat 2% cottage cheese
1 cup multi-colored cherry tomatoes, halved
1 tablespoon thinly sliced, fresh basil
freshly-ground black pepper (to taste)
1 tablespoon balsamic syrup
Preheat oven to 350°F and arrange walnuts evenly on a small baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes, checking frequently, until toasted.
Spread cottage cheese evenly over each slice of toasted bread. Layer with tomatoes, toasted walnuts, fresh basil, black pepper and a drizzle of balsamic syrup.