Cottage cheese in tomatoes is a great low-calorie dish to make. I have never been a big cottage cheese person, but this is a great alternative to a big heavy salad or meal. This I have made when I just want something light to eat. Check it out for yourself.
My grandchildren are in love with this dish. Who knows maybe because it takes very little time for me to make it or the fact that I allow them to go and choose their favorite tomatoes out of the garden. Cottage cheese in tomatoes is a good recipe that you can make any time of the year, and use as a main dish or as a side dish.
How do you store cottage cheese in tomatoes?
If you’re looking for a fun, delicious way to store cottage cheese, tomatoes are the perfect solution! Not only do they keep your cottage cheese fresh and tasty, but they also add a fun twist to any dish.
And if you’re feeling creative, you can use different varieties of tomatoes to create colorful and flavorful combinations. So whether you’re learning to cook or just looking for an old family recipe, storing cottage cheese in tomatoes is an ideal way to make meals more enjoyable.
Is cottage cheese Healthy or Fattening
Cottage cheese is an incredibly versatile and healthy food. It’s low in calories, high in protein, and full of important minerals and vitamins. Plus, it can be used in a variety of dishes from salads to casseroles! Cottage cheese can even be incorporated into classic family recipes to make them healthier without sacrificing flavor. So whether you’re looking to lose weight or just maintain a nutritious diet, cottage cheese should definitely be part of your meal plan.
Cottage Cheese in Tomatoes
- 1 knife
- 1 large spoon
- 1 medium bowl
- salad plates
- 3 medium tomatoes
- 1 carton 12 oz diet cream cottage cheese
- ⅓ cup grated pared carrot
- ⅓ cup diced pared cucumber
- ⅓ cup finely chopped green onion
- 4 radishes coarsely grated
- ¼ tsp salt
- 1 tbsp low-calorie Italian-style dressing
- Crisp lettuce
- Parsley or dill sprigs
- Cut tomatoes in half crosswise. With a spoon, scoop out the pulp and seeds, and drain.
- In a medium bowl, combine the cottage cheese, cucumber, carrot, radishes, onion, and drained tomato pulp, salt, and dressing. Mix this mixture lightly. Then spoon the mixture into the tomatoes.
- Arrange the tomatoes on the lettuce, and place it on the salad plates. Garnish with fresh parsley or dill sprigs. Enjoy.
Try this cottage cheese in tomatoes dish and I am sure you will love it. It is a low-calorie dish, but you can omit anything you don’t care for in the recipe and it will not hurt the quality of the dish.
If I happen to be out of the green onions that the recipe calls for, I simply substitute regular yellow onions in the recipe. My youngest granddaughter loves peas, so for her, I do add peas to her cottage cheese in the tomatoes dish, and for my son and grandson I leave out the carrots. It really does not change the recipe much, and it definitely does not cause it to lack in flavor.
So do try different vegetable combinations when tweaking and making this recipe for cottage cheese in tomatoes your own. You may be surprised at what you are able to do with this recipe. Leave me a comment and let me know your take on this recipe, and what you did to make it your own.