Protein Packed Cantaloupe Bowl

Protein Packed Cantaloupe Bowl

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 1 min
  • Total: 6 min
  • Serving: 4
Packed with protein (25 grams), this simple low-fat meal can be enjoyed as a power breakfast or as a light lunch.


  • 2 (about 3 pounds each) cantaloupes
  • 1 ½ cups lowfat cottage cheese
  • 1 ½ cups (about ½ pound) cooked turkey breast, diced
  • ½ cup currants or raisins
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons honey toasted wheat germ
  • 2 tablesppons honey


  1. Cut cantaloupes in half.
  2. Scrape out and discard seeds.
  3. Mix cottage cheese, turkey, currants, and black pepper in a bowl.
  4. Evenly scoop mixture into the cantaloupe halves, filling cavity.
  5. Sprinkle each half with 1 tablespoon wheat germ and serve.
  6. This dish can be made a day in advance, stored in the refrigerator.
  7. Sprinkle wheat germ on right before serving to keep it crunchy.
  8. Heat honey and drizzle over cantaloupe.

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