Checkerboard Vegetable Squares Recipe

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Checkerboard Vegetable Squares
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  1. Combine first 3 ingredients (cottage cheese, saltines and fine herbs) in mixing bowl and set aside.
  2. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add squash slices, and saute 5 minutes. Spoon into a lightly greased 8 inch square baking dish.
  3. Spread half of cheese mixture evenly over squash slices.
  4. Place spinach in skillet and saute 3 minutes, adding 1 tablespoon butter if necessary to prevent sticking. Spoon spinach evenly over cheese mixture.
  5. Spread the remaining cheese mixture evenly over spinach layer.
  6. Slice tomatoes into 9 equal pieces. Saute, just enough to soften slightly. Layer them on top of the second cheese mixture.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
  8. Arrange mozzarella cheese strips on top to resemble checkerboard, and bake 10 more minutes.
  9. Remove from oven, and let stand 10 minutes: cut into squares. Serve immediatly.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 329.83 Kcal (1381 kJ)
Calories from fat 75.01 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.33g 13%
Cholesterol 21.22mg 7%
Sodium 637.18mg 27%
Potassium 278.32mg 6%
Total Carbs 52.2g 17%
Sugars 2.9g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2.48g 10%
Protein 11.18g 22%
Vitamin C 9.9mg 17%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 4.9mg 27%
Calcium 54.6mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 195.98 Kcal (821 kJ)
Calories from fat 44.57 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.95g 13%
Cholesterol 12.61mg 7%
Sodium 378.61mg 27%
Potassium 165.38mg 6%
Total Carbs 31.02g 17%
Sugars 1.72g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1.48g 10%
Protein 6.65g 22%
Vitamin C 5.9mg 17%
Iron 2.9mg 27%
Calcium 32.4mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.8
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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