Skinny Cucumber Sandwiches
Serves: 4
Hello Skinny Cucumber Sammies! We mean, really, what's better than a crunchy adorable sandwich for 50 calories --and that packs more protein than most yogurt? Um, not much! So say hello to this super satisfying snack, lunch, appetizer, you name it! And you can make these pups in minutes! These really are so ideal that even bread lovers will say, who needs bread anyway? Well, at least not on this waistline friendly sandwich! Enjoy!
  • 1 large cucumber (the wider, the better)
  • 1 large ripe on the vine tomato
  • ½ cup low fat cottage cheese
  • 1 ounce low-fat cheese, sliced into two thick slices
  • fresh or dried basil, optional
  1. :
  2. Slice the cucumber horizontally so that you make large round coins about ¼-1/2 inch thick.
  3. Place four cucumber "coins" on a plate. Top 2 of them with ¼ cup cottage cheese and top two of them with ½ ounce cheese. Top with a tomato and a sprinkle of basil and cover with a cucumber coin.
  4. Enjoy your cucumber sandwich!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 sandwich Calories: 50 Fat: 1 g Carbohydrates: 4 g Sodium: 177 mg Fiber: 1 g Protein: 9 g
Recipe by Nutrition Twins at