High Protein, Low Carb Cottage Cheese Bread Sandwich

If you’re on the lookout for a nutritious and delicious lunch option, the viral cottage cheese bread is a must-try. This high protein, low carb recipe is a game-changer for anyone looking to enjoy a satisfying meal without the extra carbs. I blended the cottage cheese with a handful of spinach and seasoning to create a versatile flatbread that serves as the perfect base for a hearty sandwich. Let’s dive into how you can make this amazing cottage cheese bread and turn it into a mouth-watering turkey and cheese sandwich.

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Ingredients

For the Cottage Cheese Bread:

  • ½ cup cottage cheese
  • 1 egg
  • A handful of spinach
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Sandwich:

  • Mayonnaise
  • Pesto
  • Sliced turkey
  • Sliced Havarti cheese
  • Pickled red onions
  • Sliced cherry tomatoes
  • Broccoli microgreens
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Making the Cottage Cheese Bread

  1. Blend the Ingredients:
    • In a blender, combine ½ cup of cottage cheese, one egg, and a handful of spinach. Blend until smooth.
  2. Season the Mixture:
    • Add ½ teaspoon each of onion powder, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning to the blender. Blend again briefly to mix the spices evenly. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Prepare the Baking Sheet:
    • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Pour the blended mixture onto the parchment-lined sheet, spreading it as evenly as possible to form a flatbread.
  4. Bake:
    • Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Bake the mixture for about 15 minutes or until the edges are golden and the bread is firm to the touch.

Assembling the Sandwich

  1. Prepare the Bread:
    • Once the cottage cheese bread is baked, remove it from the oven and let it cool slightly.
  2. Add the Spread:
    • Spread a layer of mayonnaise and pesto on top of the flatbread.
  3. Layer the Toppings:
    • Add slices of turkey and Havarti cheese. Top with pickled red onions, sliced cherry tomatoes, and broccoli microgreens. Season with a bit of salt and pepper to taste.

Enjoy Your Sandwich

  1. Final Touch:
    • Fold the flatbread to create a sandwich or enjoy it open-faced. The combination of flavors and textures is sure to delight your taste buds.

Why This Recipe Works

This high protein, low carb cottage cheese bread sandwich is a fantastic way to enjoy a nutritious meal that doesn’t compromise on flavor. The cottage cheese and egg provide a rich source of protein, while the spinach adds a boost of vitamins and minerals. Seasoning the flatbread with onion powder, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning enhances the flavor profile, making it a delicious base for any toppings. Adding a variety of fresh ingredients like turkey, Havarti cheese, and veggies creates a well-rounded, satisfying meal.

FAQs

Can I use other types of cheese in the bread?

  • Yes, you can experiment with different types of cheese. However, cottage cheese works best due to its moisture content and texture.

What other toppings can I use for the sandwich?

  • Feel free to customize your sandwich with any toppings you like. Avocado, cucumber slices, and arugula would all be great additions.

How long can I store the cottage cheese bread?

  • The bread can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days. Reheat it gently in the oven or toaster before using.

Can I make the bread without a blender?

  • Blending the ingredients ensures a smooth, even texture, but you can also mix them by hand if needed. Just make sure the spinach is finely chopped.

Is this recipe suitable for a gluten-free diet?

  • Yes, this recipe is naturally gluten-free as it does not contain any wheat or gluten-containing ingredients.

Can I freeze the cottage cheese bread?

  • Yes, you can freeze the bread. Let it cool completely, then wrap it tightly in plastic wrap and store it in a freezer-safe bag for up to a month. Thaw and reheat before using.

This high protein, low carb cottage cheese bread sandwich is an innovative and tasty way to enjoy a healthy lunch. The combination of creamy cottage cheese, fresh spinach, and savory seasonings creates a versatile flatbread that pairs perfectly with a variety of toppings. Give this viral recipe a try and discover a new favorite that you’ll want to make again and again!

Lolita Carrico
Lolita Carricohttp://thisisradiance.com
Exploring the art of graceful aging, I share my journey and tips on wellness, beauty, and nutrition for women embracing their vibrant 40s and beyond.

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