Open cottage cheese & pepper sandwich

Open cottage cheese & pepper sandwich

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Prep: 10 mins No cook


Serves 1
Throw a healthy slant on bruschetta by topping your wholemeal toast with cottage cheese, basil and contrasting balsamic

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal316
  • fat7g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs40g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre2g
  • protein23g
  • salt1.8g


  • 140g cottage cheese
  • ½ red pepper, thinly sliced
  • few basil leaves, torn
  • 2 slices sourdough bread or wholemeal bread
  • drizzle balsamic vinegar (optional)
    Balsamic vinegar

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  1. Layer the cottage cheese, red pepper and basil with some seasoning in a bowl or plastic container. Chill until lunchtime.

  2. Toast the bread and cool for 1 min, then give the cottage cheese mixture a quick mix and spoon on. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar, if you like, and eat straight away.

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3rd Aug, 2018
A lovely lunch. Since we had no peppers I used some gorgeous tomatoes a neighbor gave us and it was so tasty.
27th Apr, 2015
Wow, what a wonderful recipe, try more at
16th Oct, 2012
Gorgeous combination, a great find while on diet and looking for a healthy lunch. I used Rivita as a base and added some avo. Yummmm
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