Open cottage cheese & pepper sandwich

Throw a healthy slant on bruschetta by topping your wholemeal toast with cottage cheese, basil and contrasting balsamic

  • Prep:10 mins
    No cook
  • Serves 1
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 316
  • fat 7g
  • saturates 3g
  • carbs 40g
  • sugars 8g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 23g
  • salt 1.8g


  • 140g cottage cheese
  • ½ red pepper, thinly sliced
  • few basil leaves, torn
  • 2 slices sourdough bread or wholemeal bread
  • drizzle balsamic vinegar (optional)


  1. Layer the cottage cheese, red pepper and basil with some seasoning in a bowl or plastic container. Chill until lunchtime.

  2. Toast the bread and cool for 1 min, then give the cottage cheese mixture a quick mix and spoon on. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar, if you like, and eat straight away.

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