Recipes Using Cottage Cheese

Cottage cheese is a fresh cheese from cow's milk. It is relatively low fat and works well as a substitute for higher fat dairy options in many recipes.

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With a base of cottage cheese you can add just about anything you want.


Just add your favorite vegetables to the cottage cheese mixture. My favorite options:

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  • finely chopped green pepper
  • finely chopped onion or green onion
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    Make sure to drain any ingredients you add, mix your ingredients and enjoy. With summer coming on and the fresh tomatoes this will be one of my main foods.

    By Ann from Loup City,NE

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    May 21, 2009

    A family favorite.



    With a mixer beat the cottage cheese until nearly smooth. Add whipping cream. Set aside. Then in a large mixing bowl combine the sugar, flour, and salt. Stir in the slightly beaten egg and egg yolk, corn syrup, and melted butter. Stir in the cottage cheese mixture.

    Pour mixture into baked pastry shell and bake ar 350 degrees F. for 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool pie. Place in refrigerator for 4 hours before serving. Top with slices of lemon or orange.

    Serves 8.

    By Sandy A. from Graettinger, IA

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    I found this recipe in a book many years ago, it has since been a family favorite.

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    We know that cinnamon is very good for us. We know low-fat cottage cheese is good for us. Put them together for a yummy side dish or treat any time of the day!

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    In large bowl, combine beaten egg, Worcestershire sauce, salt, mustard and pepper. Add meat, cottage cheese, onion and green pepper; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into a loaf in baking pan.

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    November 10, 2005

    Put into blender and mix until desired consistency. Use more milk for smoother dip...

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    Beat eggs and add all ingredients. Cover with foil and refrigerate overnight. Uncover and put in 8 inch baking dish. Bake at 325 degrees F for 40-50 minutes. Cool 10 minutes.

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    For a refreshing and quick meal, chop up a tomato, some avocado, onion and fresh bell pepper into a scoop or 2 of cottage cheese. Can add a dash of fresh Parmesan cheese, or not. Can be served with crackers.

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    Combine water and gelatin and soften in the double boiler. Add the cottage cheese, which should be quite dry. When cool combine with other ingredients.

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    Mix well, then add 1/2 cup raisins or diced apples. Put into pastry's/tart shells (12 - 16). Bake at 350 degrees F until set.

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    Beat well in blender. Chill.

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    August 15, 2005

    This dip is delicious with apples, but can be enjoyed with many other fruits too.

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    January 8, 2020

    Cottage cheese and whole wheat flour are included in this waffle recipe, resulting a light fluffy waffles.

    baked Waffle on plate with syrup & blueberries

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    September 20, 2019

    This recipe is packed with healthy proteins, good fats, and fruit. Cottage cheese is the main ingredients with granola giving it crunch. Sweeten it with what you like.

    finished Cottage Cheese Crunch Bowl

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    April 3, 2018

    Try adding cottage cheese to canned or leftover salmon to make delicious patties. This is a page about making salmon patties using cottage cheese.

    Salmon cakes in a cast iron pan.

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    December 18, 2012

    This is a page about cantaloupe with cottage cheese. Add some cottage cheese to fresh cantaloupe for a refreshing healthy dish.

    Cantaloupe With Cottage Cheese

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    October 22, 2012

    Make it sweet or savory, your cottage cheese salad will be a hit. This page contains cottage cheese salad recipes.

    Cottage Cheese Salad

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