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Cantaloupe and Cottage Cheese

with Cilantro dressing
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Cantaloupe and Cottage Cheese

Cantaloupe and Cottage Cheese - Refreshingly different: Sweet and salty make a perfect pairing

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Health Score:
9,4 / 10
Difficulty:
very easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
Calories:
185
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

As sweet and aromatic as the melon tastes, it contains hardly any calories or fat and is an excellent source of potassium. The cream cheese provides a rich supply of protein and calcium, while the lime scores with vitamin C.

Cilantro not only tastes good, but it is also considered a highly effective antibiotic! In US laboratory tests, the active ingredients in the herb killed salmonella more reliably and effectively than the drug gentamicin.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie185 kcal(9 %)
Protein13 g(13 %)
Fat5 g(4 %)
Carbohydrates21 g(14 %)
Sugar added11 g(44 %)
Roughage2.5 g(8 %)
Vitamin A0.5 mg(63 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E1.7 mg(14 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin3.8 mg(32 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate64 μg(21 %)
Pantothenic acid0.7 mg(12 %)
Biotin10.9 μg(24 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.7 μg(23 %)
Vitamin C56 mg(59 %)
Potassium571 mg(14 %)
Calcium121 mg(12 %)
Magnesium37 mg(12 %)
Iron1.5 mg(10 %)
Iodine9 μg(5 %)
Zinc0.8 mg(10 %)
Saturated fatty acids1.6 g
Uric acid41 mg
Cholesterol7 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1
Cantaloupe (about 28 oz)
1 tablespoon
1 bunch
1
small Lime
4 tablespoons
11 ounces
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Melon baller, 1 Bowl, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Small skillet, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Immersion blender, 1 Small knife, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 deep bowl

Preparation steps

1.
Cantaloupe and Cottage Cheese preparation step 1

Cut melon in half with a large knife and remove seeds with a teaspoon.

2.
Cantaloupe and Cottage Cheese preparation step 2

Scoop flesh into small balls with a melon baller. Place in a bowl and refrigerate.

3.
Cantaloupe and Cottage Cheese preparation step 3

Toast almonds until light brown in a dry skillet, then leave to cool.

4.
Cantaloupe and Cottage Cheese preparation step 4

Meanwhile, rinse cilantro, shake dry, pluck leaves and combine with the almonds in a tall vessel. Puree with an immersion blender.

5.
Cantaloupe and Cottage Cheese preparation step 5

Cut lime in half, squeeze juice and stir 2 tablespoons juice with cilantro puree and honey.

6.
Cantaloupe and Cottage Cheese preparation step 6

Arrange melon balls on the cottage cheese. Serve with the cilantro dip.

Comments

 
The canteloupe with the cilantro lime dressing sounds like a great idea! I can't wait to try it.