Stuffed Spinning TopsOur dietitians' favourite
Easy enough to prepare with your toddlers this recipe has plenty of things for little hands to do. Kids will love lending a hand by dicing the mangoes and cucumbers, shredding the basil or measuring the yogurt. The whole family will love them!
- Prep: 20 min
- 5 Italian tomatoes
- 1/2 English cucumber
- 1/2 mango
- 5 fresh sweet basil leaves
- 1/4 cup (60 mL) plain yogurt (approximately 2% M.F.)
- of salt
- of pepper
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What adults can prepare:
Cut tomatoes in two lengthwise, then scoop out halves (using a spoon, remove centre part where seeds are).
Slice cucumber into rounds approximately ½ centimetres thick.
Peel mango, then cut in two. Take one of the mango halves and cut in strips.
What children can do:
Cut cucumber and mango slices into small cubes. Put these in a bowl.
Using scissors or fingers, cut or tear sweet basil into small pieces. Add this to mixture.
Measure yogurt and pour into bowl.
Add a pinch each of salt and pepper to mixture.
Mix all ingredients.
Stuff tomato halves with mixture.
Variations: Replace mango with tomatoes and cucumber with blanched celery, and you now have a colourful mixture to stuff pear halves!
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Nutritional informationPer serving
Top 5 Nutrients
|Calcium:||3 % / 38 mg|
|Vitamin C:||36 %|
|Vitamin E:||7 %|