cottage cheese filled cucumbers
  • (1 medium) cucumber , sliced into 1 in. rounds
  • (1 tsp.) fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • (1/4 tsp.) fresh basil, finely chopped
  • (1/2 tsp.) fresh chives, finely chopped
  • (3/4 cup) low-fat, low-sodium cottage cheese



Cottage Cheese Filled Cucumbers

Fresh cucumber slices filled with herb cottage cheese.

Preparation Time

About 10 minutes

Cook Time

No cooking required


  1. 1In a small bowl, mix together herbs and cottage cheese.
  2. 2Use a spoon to remove the seeds from the cucumbers, hollowing out the middle. Fill each cucumber with cheese mixture.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/2 of dish

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 74
  • Total Fat 1 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 4.6 g
  • Protein 11.2 g
  • Cholesterol — mg
  • Sodium 13 mg
  • Fiber 0.8 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Snack

Recipe Subcategory: Fruits/Vegetables

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.