Confetti Cottage Tomato Salad
Cream-style cottage cheese is combined with a confetti of veggies, piled into the center of a tomato 'basket' and topped with a sour cream dressing.
6 firm ripe tomatoes
6 crisp lettuce leaves
2 cups (16 ounces) cream-style small curd cottage cheese
1/4 cup chopped whole green onions
1/4 cup finely shredded radishes
1/4 cup finely shredded carrot
1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon low-calorie slaw-type dressing
1 cup sour half-and-half
2 tablespoons low-calorie slaw-type dressing
Salt and pepper to taste
- For Salad: Scald tomatoes: Dip in ice water and peel.
- Place lettuce leaves on individual salad plates. Top each with a tomato sliced three-fourths through, making 8 sections. Carefully spread each section apart, making a basket for filling.
- Mix cottage cheese with remaining ingredients. Spoon mixture into each tomato and top with Sour Cream Dressing.
- For Sour Cream Dressing: Mix all ingredients thoroughly. Top each cheese-filled tomato and pass remaining dressing.
Makes 6 servings.
Recipe courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.