Delicious Recipes with Cottage Cheese: Discover New Tasty Ideas

There are so many recipes with cottage cheese, that you can make the most of this amazing superfood at any time of day. From breakfast to dinner and dessert to snack (and even smoothies), cottage cheese is an infinite well of inspiration that will keep you coming back for more. If you’re looking for some recipes with cottage cheese to get you started, let’s show you what this ingredient is truly capable of.

Easy Cottage Cheese Recipes

If you are looking for recipes with cottage cheese that pack a punch but are easy to prepare, there’s plenty on offer. Because cottage cheese is such a versatile ingredient, it’s at home in so many wonderful dishes, from mains to dessert:

Souvlaki with Cottage Cheese Tzatziki

This Greek staple is high in protein and tastes amazing during the summer months. With one cup of cottage cheese, you can create a tzatziki that is at home with almost any dish.

Protein Berry ‘Nice’ Cream

One of our absolute favourites and that’s incredibly easy to make. Full of protein and is so easy to put together. Blend the ingredients until they’re smooth and pour into a loaf tin to freeze for a minimum of two hours, and you’ve got a healthy dessert that also gives you that amazing sweet treat that never feels naughty – always nice 😉

Healthy Lunch Ideas

If you’re looking for some lunch ideas, cottage cheese is always going to be a staple ingredient, as long as you let it into your life. Here are some cottage cheese lunch ideas that you absolutely must try:

Cottage Cheese Flatbread with Hummus & Charred Eggplant

If you’re looking for a light snack at lunchtime, flatbreads with hummus and charred eggplant are simple, but bring so much joy and are an ideal option for those people who just want to have a little lunch that’s full of goodness. Let’s remember that protein is always going to fill us up more than any other nutrients, and cottage cheese is full of it!

Caponata & Cottage Cheese Pasta

If you need a bit more energy to get you through to the end of the day, this beautiful rustic veggie pasta hits all the right notes, and is one of those dishes that will accrue flavour the next day, so the more you’ve made, the better! 

Salted Watermelon Salad

Lots of people don’t want something hefty during lunchtime but need a nice, light meal. If you subscribe to the “Breakfast like a king; lunch like a prince; dinner like a pauper” mindset, this dish is for you. Many people who are looking to lose weight instantly go for fruit salads but neglect their protein intake, which is pivotal for weight loss. This wonderful salted watermelon salad gets the balance just right.

Dinner Recipes with Cottage Cheese

Looking to give your family something different? There are so many easy cottage cheese recipes that will not just please the entire family but can be so simple to make, based on your skill set:

Roast Pumpkin and Cottage Cheese Soup

For those who like a little something more in their soup, this has everything you need. With half a cup of toasted pepita seeds on the top and optional chilli oil, it’s an incredibly filling dish and warming during the cold seasons. For those who are looking for a lighter bite, this will absolutely be a staple at the dinner table.

Honey & Harissa Roast Carrot & Cottage Cheese Frittata

If you need something quick and effortless, you can break this down into a simple frittata dish that’s full of protein thanks to the eggs and cottage cheese, but is also equally an amazing dish packed full of flavour. If you are looking for dishes that give your little ones the energy to keep going, it’s got to be eggs, and this is why, with a hefty dose of cottage cheese too, this one is a winner at the dinner table every time.

Mexican Corn & Cottage Cheese Fritters with Tomato, Avocado & Black Bean Salad

For those after their Mexican fix, this is absolutely where you need to go! Full of smoky paprika, jalapenos, and, of course, Brancourts Cottage Cheese combined with avocados and black beans that will keep everybody at the dinner table full but not to the point of bursting! A new twist on Mexican night in your household.

Cottage Cheese in Your Desserts

Let’s not forget that cottage cheese is not just an amazing ingredient for your mains and snacks, but is equally effective for those with a sweeter tooth, and even more so when you use it in the right desserts:

Lactose-Free Cottage Cheese Chocolate Mousse

Quick to make and always a crowd-pleaser, our cottage cheese chocolate mousse has just one teaspoon of sugar, that you can easily swap out for stevia if desired.

Strawberry, Pistachio & Whipped Rose Water Cottage Cheese Tart

One of our faves! A far healthier and delicious version of a trifle, the rosewater, pistachios, and lemon instantly transforms this cottage cheese dish into an exotic explosion of flavour.

Leftover Cottage Cheese Ideas

If you want cottage cheese to be the star attraction of your dish, that’s amazing. But there are plenty of meals with cottage cheese that can instantly benefit from having whatever is leftover in the fridge. We should never let great cottage cheese go to waste, so here are a few ways to make the most of it:

Smoked Salmon and Chives Mini Tarts

If you are looking for a healthy morning tea, whatever little cottage cheese you’ve got left instantly works with the smoked salmon and the chives for a delicious and healthy snack.

Cottage Cheese, Apricot, Coconut & Chia Bliss-Balls

Whether you’ve got a little bit leftover or you’re looking for some new snack options that go a long way, these are simple to prepare and are the optimum healthy snack to have while you’re on the go! Full of chia seeds, desiccated coconut, coconut water, dried apricots, and of course, our Classic, Protein+, or Lactose-free Cottage Cheese. You will never need to snack on naughty things ever again!

There are so many recipes with cottage cheese that we couldn’t possibly list them all here. So if you’ve ever wondered what to do with cottage cheese beyond spreading it on your toast, you’ve now started on an amazing journey into how this versatile ingredient can be a part of every single meal all day, every day!

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