Herbed Stuffed Tomatoes
The fat content of cottage cheese varies widely. Creamed cottage cheese can have as much as 4% fat, low-fat cottage cheese ranges from 1% to 2% fat and dry curd cottage cheese, made without added cream, has less than 1/2% fat. In this recipe, the 1% cottage cheese adds a little richness to the filling without adding a lot of fat.
Makes 5 servings
|1/2||cup low-fat (1%) cottage cheese|
|1||tablespoon thinly sliced green onion|
|1||teaspoon chopped fresh chervil or 1/4 teaspoon dried chervil leaves|
|1/2||teaspoon snipped fresh dill or 1/8 teaspoon dried dill weed|
|1/8||teaspoon lemon pepper|
- Cut thin slice off bottom of each tomato. Scoop out pulp with small spoon; discard pulp. Invert tomatoes onto paper towels to drain.
- Combine cottage cheese, green onion, chervil, dill and lemon pepper in small bowl. Spoon into tomatoes. Serve at once, or cover and refrigerate up to 8 hours.
|Serving Size:||3 stuffed tomatoes|
|Calories from Fat||12 %|
|Total Fat||<1 g|
|Saturated Fat||<1 g|
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