Vegetable Cottage Cheese Salad


Classifications: Salads

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 package (4-serving size) lemon sugar free gelatin

1 cup boiling water

3/4 cup cold water

1 tablespoon vinegar

1 cup (8 oz) 2% low fat cottage cheese

1/4 cup chopped celery

1/4 cup chopped green pepper

1/4 cup chopped red pepper

1/4 cup chopped carrots

1/4 teaspoon onion powder

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions: Completely dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add cold water and vinegar. Measure 1 cup gelatin mixture; divide evenly among 3 individual plastic containers or serving dishes. Chill until set but not firm. Add remaining ingredients to remaining gelatin. Chill until slightly thickened. Spoon over clear gelatin. Chill until firm, about 2 hours. Makes about 3 3/4 cups or 3 entree servings.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving equals 1 1/2 lean meat, 1 vegetable; also, 90 calories, 410 mg sodium, 5 mg cholesterol, 6 gm carbohydrate, 13 gm protein, 2 gm fat.

Serves: 3

Food Exchanges: