Lap-band Friendly: Stuffed Cucumber Low Carb Lunch


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 152.9
  • Total Fat: 11.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 8.4 mg
  • Sodium: 192.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.1 g
  • Protein: 3.5 g

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Introduction

This is loosely based off of a traditional cucumber sandwich. I'm trying to keep my carbohydrate count down so I skipped the bread and used the cucumber as the base This is loosely based off of a traditional cucumber sandwich. I'm trying to keep my carbohydrate count down so I skipped the bread and used the cucumber as the base
Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    1 large cucumber; peeled and seeded
    2 Tablespoons of low fat cream cheese, softened
    1 teaspoon of olive oil
    1 teaspoon of red wine vinegar
    1 tomato chopped
    1 ounce of pepperoncini chopped
    1/2 avocado, mashed

Directions

Peel cucumber and cut in half so that you have two short halves.

Use apple corer to remove center including seeds. Set aside.

In a bowl combine:

Cream Cheese, olive oil, vinegar, chopped tomato , pepperoncini and avocado. Using a hand blender, blend into a coarse paste.

Put paste into a ziploc bag and seal. Use scissors to snip off one corner of bag.

Pipe ingredients into cucumber

Slice cucumber into 1/2 inch pieces

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SUBPOPTART.

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