FoodLink - Purdue Extension

Grape and Cashew Salad Sandwich

Contains Nuts

The creamy and tangy goodness of low-fat cottage cheese is the perfect balance to sweet grapes and cashews. Enjoy this salad as a sandwich filling or on a bed of lettuce.

Recipe adapted from the What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl website.

20 min
Total Time
20 min
Servings: 4


3/4 cup dry roasted cashews (unsalted, coarsely chopped)
1 cup low-fat cottage cheese
1 1/2 cups red grapes (quartered)
1 celery stalk (chopped)
ground black pepper (to taste)
2 tablespoons fresh parsley (chopped)
8 lettuce leaves
8 slices whole-grain bread


  1. In a medium bowl, mix cottage cheese, grapes, celery, cashews, parsley, and ground black pepper.

  2. Toast bread (optional).

  3. Spread 1/4 of the salad mix on 4 of the bread slices.

  4. Add two lettuce leaves to each sandwich, and top with second bread slice.