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Broiled Tomatoes and Cheese

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Broiled Tomatoes and Cheese
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Broiled Tomatoes and Cheese
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  • Makes: 3 servings

This recipe is especially tasty when using tomatoes that are fresh from the garden or Farmers Market.

Ingredients

  • 3 tomatoes (large, firm)
  • 8 ounces cottage cheese, low-fat
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil (dried)
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs (plain)
  • cooking spray (or vegetable oil)

Directions

1. Wash tomatoes and cut in half.

2. Mix cottage cheese, basil and pepper.

3. Spread cheese on tomato halves.

4. Sprinkle with bread crumbs and spray with cooking spray.

5. Spray broiler pan with cooking spray. Place prepared tomatoes on a pan and broil about 10 minutes.

Notes

Learn more about tomatoes.

Source: University of Massachusetts, Extension Nutrition Education Program, Choices: Steps Toward Health

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2 prepared tomato halves, 1/3 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 134
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Sodium 324 mg
Carbohydrates 16 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 12 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 109 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 520 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 134
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 8 mg
Carbohydrates 16 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 12 g
Minerals
Calcium 109 mg
Potassium 520 mg
Sodium 324 mg
Copper 159 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 31 mg
Phosphorus 182 mg
Selenium 10 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 92 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 25 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 19 mcg
Folate 50 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 26 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 cups
Grains
1/2 ounces
Dairy
1/4 cups

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