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Appetizer, Vegetarian, Breakfast |150 calories per serving|5 minute recipe

Cottage Cheese, Cucumber and Tomato Toast

This content was last updated on February 5, 2020

This toast is best in the summer months when tomatoes are in season, but it can be eaten year-round with even just the cucumber if you can’t find good tomatoes. Cottage cheese is an excellent source of protein with ½ cup providing 14 grams, and a good source of calcium.



  • 1 slice whole grain bread
  • ¼ cup reduced fat cottage cheese
  • 4-5 thin cucumber slices
  • 2-3 thin tomato slices, cut into quarters
  • Cracked black pepper (to taste)
Per serving: 150 calories, 3 g total fat (1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 19 g carbohydrates, 10 g protein, 3 g dietary fiber, 310 mg sodium, 6 g sugar, 0 g added sugar.


  1. Toast bread.
  2. Spread cottage cheese on bread.
  3. Top with cucumber slices, tomato slices, and black pepper.

This recipe contains cancer fighting foods:

This recipe was specially crafted to support cancer prevention and survival. It adheres to AICR's Cancer Prevention Recommendations. Learn more about our recipe guidelines.

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January 14, 2021

Easy to prepare. Filling and delicious ! Thanks.

Angela F. Korshoff