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Recipes - Cucumber Canoes


2 small cucumbers
1 cup low fat cottage cheese
Carrot, celery or broccoli sticks


  1. Slice the cucumbers in half lengthwise. Scoop the seeds out with a spoon.
  2. Fill the cucumber canoe with cottage cheese and add the broccoli sticks and carrot or celery sticks.

Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving(s) (227g)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 79

Calories from Fat 12

% Daily Value

Total Fat 1.3g


Saturated Fat 0.8g


Trans Fat 0.0g


Cholesterol 4.5mg


Sodium 244.6mg


Total Carbohydrate 8.8g


Dietary Fiber 1.2g


Sugars 3.3g


Protein 9.0g

Vitamin A 31%

Calcium 7%

Vitamin C 17%

Iron 3%

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Cooperative Extension: Food & Health
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188, 800.287.0274 (in Maine) or 800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System