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Green Apple Appetizer

Courtesy of:
Raquel Pereira MS RD LD

Ingredients

  • 1 green apple
  • 1 cup of shredded carrots
  • 1 cup of low fat cottage cheese 1% fat or ricotta cheese
  • 5 leaves of butter lettuce
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 5 cherry tomatoes (to decorate)

Directions

  1. Chop green apple and mix it with the lemon juice.
  2. Mix it with the carrots and the cottage cheese or ricotta cheese.
  3. Place it on top of the butter lettuce and serve.

Notes

Total fat may be slightly higher than the sum of individual fat totals due to rounding or lack of available information (some food items in the software do not have an indicated breakdown of mono- and polyunsaturated fats).

Other Presentation ideas

Decorate dish with a cherry tomato.

Menu suggestions

Serve as an appetizer (or snack) for an extra crunch, smooth and refreshing addition to your menu!
Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe: 5
 
Amount Per Serving Calories 58
 
Total Fat 0.6g
Saturated Fat 0.3g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Sodium 201.4mg
 
Total Carbohydrate 7.3g
(after subtracting fiber, 5.6g)
Dietary Fiber 1.7g
 
Protein 6.2g

Exchanges per Serving

1/2 Starch
1 Very Lean Protein
 
1/2 Carbohydrate Choice