This Cottage cheese walnut Caprese Toast is made with the classic Caprese salad. It is a crunchy toast with the goodness of cottage cheese, tomatoes, toasted walnuts and fresh basil.
Walnuts: Walnuts are an excellent source of antioxidants. These antioxidants prevent our body from oxidative stress. They are the only nuts to contain plant-based omega -3 fatty acids.Omega3 fatty acids play an important role in reducing the risk of heart disease and lowering down inflammation in the body.
Cottage Cheese: Cottage cheese is one of the best sources of calcium. The high calcium levels ensure healthy teeth, bones, healthy heart muscles and smooth nerve functioning too. It is also rich in magnesium therefore; it helps to regulate blood sugar levels. Cottage cheese is also very high in protein. Just 100 grams of cottage cheese provides a whopping 83 grams of protein.
- 20 grams walnuts
- 2 slices of whole wheat bread
- 15 grams cottage cheese
- 10 grams cherry tomatoes
- 5 grams basil leaves
- Freshly ground black pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 350°F and arrange walnuts evenly on a small baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes, checking frequently, until toasted.
- Spread cottage cheese evenly over each slice of toasted bread. Layer with tomatoes, toasted walnuts, fresh basil, and black pepper.
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This Cottage cheese walnut Caprese Toast is a perfect weekday go-to meal or when you are short on time. It provides all the essential nutrients and is the best start t the day.