The classic Caprese salad was the inspiration for this perfect mid-day snack or go-to weekday meal when you’re short on time. Recipe by Beth Stark, RDN, LDN
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Crunchy, toasted bread is topped with cottage cheese, tomatoes, toasted walnuts, fresh basil and finished with a drizzle of balsamic syrup. American Heart Month is the perfect excuse to make California Walnuts’ Cottage Cheese-Walnut Caprese Toast every day. Shop heart smart.
Preheat oven to 350°F and arrange walnuts evenly on a small baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes, checking frequently, until toasted.
Spread cottage cheese evenly over each slice of toasted bread. Layer with tomatoes, toasted walnuts, fresh basil, black pepper and a drizzle of balsamic syrup.