Pita with Cottage Cheese and Apple
- Serves 1
- 4 Ingredients
- 5 Minutes Prep
- 2 Minutes Cook
- Energy 1760kJ
- Portein 17g
- Fat (total) 15.0g
- - Saturated Fat 3.0g
- Carbohydrate (total) 51.0g
- Fibre 9.0g
- Sodium 433mg
2 tablespoons cottage cheese
1 apple, cored and diced
1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
½ low-GI whole-grain pita bread, cut into triangles and toasted
- To toast sesame seeds, heat a small skillet over medium heat. Add the seeds and toast, stirring occasionally, until they are beginning to brown, 1 to 2 minutes. Immediately transfer to a plate and let cool.
- Mix the cottage cheese, apple, and sesame seeds in a small bowl.
- Serve the pita triangles topped with the cottage cheese mixture.
Dietitian Notes / Recipe Tips
Cottage cheese is great alternative to ricotta cheese, it’s a creamy and satisfying protein source that complements many other flavors. Be sure to choose low fat over “creamed” full-fat varieties.
Reprinted from The Nordic Way: Discover The World’s Most Perfect Carb-to-Protein Ratio for Preventing Weight Gain or Regain, and Lowering Your Risk of Disease by arrangement Pam Krauss Books, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © 2017, Arne Astrup, Jennie Brand-Miller and Christian Bitz.