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Confetti Cottage Tomato Salad

No recipe image available.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.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Salad: Scald tomatoes: Dip in ice water and peel.
  2. 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.
  3. Mix cottage cheese with remaining ingredients. Spoon mixture into each tomato and top with Sour Cream Dressing.
  4. 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.