Pita with Cottage Cheese and Apple

A quick and easy satisfying meal for one - rich in healthy fats, carbohydrates and fibre, not to mention a good source of calcium.
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  • Serves 1
  • 4 Ingredients
  • 5 Minutes Prep
  • 2 Minutes Cook
  • Easy
Nutrition per serve
  • 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


  1. 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.
  2. Mix the cottage cheese, apple, and sesame seeds in a small bowl.
  3. 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.

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Provider Acknowledgement

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.

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