This is one of my favorite sandwiches and I’m so glad to show it on my food blog Etnocook. To tell You the truth I have a thing for adding different fresh herbs to ethnic dishes. And, actually, I adore growing herbs at my home. This is my basil in an indoor window pot. The leaves of this plant (Ocimum basilicum) are used as a herb.It is very great to have the freshest aromatic leaves when I want.


Basil is very popular European herb with fresh taste, best used fresh. There are many traditions about this herb in different cultures and religions. A lot of legends tell that it is the herb of scorpions. Some people believe that basil can connect with the lord, reflect the wealth or draw fortune.


Anyway basil is widely used in different cuisines. It is rich with Vitamin K, A, B6, B9, C, and Manganese, Iron, Copper, Calcium, Magnesium.

These light sandwiches with cottage cheese and basil leaves can be a perfect snack. By the way they look so good and taste so delicious that will be perfect for any party or celebration. Try it, this recipe is really simple and very easy!

8 slices of bread
150 g cottage cheese
3 tbsp vegetable oil (sunflower, olive or any other to taste)
1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed

Mix cheese, oil, garlic. Spread the creamy mass on each slice of a bread, season with salt and pepper. Put two leaves of basil on the top of sandwich.

Try this elegant appetizer right now!