Friday, September 12, 2014

Low Carb Caprese Cottage Cheese Salad

Caprese salad, juicy vine ripened tomatoes,   basil, fresh mozzerella., and if your lucky a drizzle of balsamic reduction. Yum! It's my favorite summer side dish! But when I'm looking  for something quick and nutritious, that fills my tummy with low  carb goodness even as a quick lunch, this is my new go to.

Low Carb Cottage Cheese Caprese Salad

1/2 c 2% cottage cheese
1 vine ripened or heirloom tomato
A few fresh basil leaves, chopped thin
1/2 tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper
Balsamic Reduction (Click the hyperlink for an easy tutorial)

Place cottage cheese in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Dice tomato and combine with basil and oil. Place on top or beside cottage cheese. Drizzle with a tablespoon of reduction, enjoy!

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