Pear Cottage Cheese Salad
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 2 cups (16 ounces) 2% cottage cheese
- 2 medium pears, chopped
- 2 celery ribs, chopped
- 1/3 cup chopped pecans
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Chill until serving.
Nutrition Facts2/3 cup: 135 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 255mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.
Aug 8, 2012
I modified this salad by eliminating the ginger and celery. I added a pinch of brown sugar and cinnamon instead. You could also use toasted sweetened pecans instead of the brown sugar/cinnamon combo.
Oct 2, 2011
I thought this would be a wonderful combination but to my dismay I didn't care for it at all. My husband tried it but wouldn't eat it and he loves cottage cheese.
Aug 14, 2011
I was a bit nervous about the combination but was pleasantly surprised! I liked that the ginger gave it almost a sweet flavor that complimented the pear. Yummy and perfect for lunches!
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