Cottage Cheese-Walnut Caprese Toast

Cottage Cheese Walnut Caprese Toast
Total Time
15 Mins
Serves
4
Serving Size
1 slice of toast
Meal
Course

DESCRIPTION

The classic Caprese salad was the inspiration for this perfect mid-day snack or go-to weekday meal when you’re short on time. Crunchy, toasted bread is topped with cottage cheese, tomatoes, toasted walnuts, fresh basil and finished with a drizzle of balsamic syrup.

 

Total Time

Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
10 Mins
Total Time
15 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
240 cal
Total Fat
12 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
Cholesterol
10 mg
Sodium
330 mg
Carbohydrates
20 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g
Total Sugars
7 g
Protein
14 g
Calcium
150 mg
Iron
1 mg
Potassium
305 mg

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and arrange walnuts evenly on a small baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes, checking frequently, until toasted.

  2. 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.