Hors d'oeuvres needn't be complicated. This refreshing appetizer, for example, doesn't require any cooking: Cucumbers are simply washed, cut, and hollowed out, then filled with low-fat cottage cheese and topped with clover sprouts.
- Yield: Makes 48
Photography: Richard Gerhard Jung
Source: Martha Stewart Living, July 2001
- 2 seedless cucumbers (each 9 1/2 inches long), washed
- 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese
For the Garnish
- Clover sprouts
Slice cucumbers in half lengthwise; trim ends. Cut each half into 3/4-inch pieces.
Scoop out the center of each piece of cucumber with a melon baller, and fill with about 1/2 teaspoon cottage cheese. Garnish with clover sprouts, and serve.