1 Rinse cucumber, wipe dry, cut in half lengthwise and remove the seeds with a teaspoon.
2 Toast sunflower seeds in a dry non-stick pan until light brown.
3 Rinse the tomatoes, drain and cut out stems. Cut tomatoes into quarters, then into fine dice.
4 Mix cottage cheese in a small bowl with sunflower seeds and diced tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper.
5 Rinse basil, shake dry, pluck leaves and cut into fine strips. Fill the cucumber halves with tomatoes and cottage cheese, sprinkle with basil and serve.