Are you looking for a creative way to get a balanced snack? These Cottage Cheese Cucumber Boats are just your answer! They are under 200 calories with a hefty punch of protein. They supply just enough carbs to pick up your energy and push you through to the next meal. These would also make a perfect “fancy” appetizer to impress your guests at your next party. Shhh…they don’t have to know just how easy this recipe actually is!

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Cottage Cheese Cucumber Boats

Are you looking for a creative way to get a balanced snack? These Cottage Cheese Cucumber Boats are just your answer!

  • Author: Ranelle Kirchner, RDN, Chef for EatLove
  • Yield: 3 servings 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian
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Ingredients

  • 3 cucumbers, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 1⁄2 cups Low-Fat Cottage Cheese
  • 3 tablespoons raisins
  • 3⁄4 cup parsley, chopped
  • 3⁄8 teaspoon cumin
  • 3 dashes pepper

Instructions

  1. Remove seeds of cucumber by carefully scraping the seeds out using the tip of a spoon. Start at one end and finish towards the other. Set the cucumber boats aside.
  2. Mince cucumber seeds. In a small bowl, combine the seeds, cottage cheese, raisins, parsley, cumin, and pepper.
  3. Fill each cucumber boat with the cottage cheese filling.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 172
  • Sodium: 475 mg
  • Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 25 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 17 g

Keywords: vegetarian snack, healthy snack, easy snack

For other delicious, healthful snacks, check out:

Raspberry Banana Yogurt Bowl
No Bake PB Protein Bites

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