Cottage Cheese Dip
This Cottage Cheese Dip recipe is an easy high-protein dip for an appetizer or quick snack. Plus, all you need to make this healthy dip is just a few minutes.
But, since I discovered cottage cheese and its wonderfully creamy texture and high protein profile, I am in awe.
A cottage cheese dip is a cold dip made from whipped cottage cheese and spices.
It’s the perfect appetizer to dip raw vegetables and crackers or high-protein spread to sandwiches.
Making this creamy high-protein dip is the easiest dip recipe you will ever make. Let’s see where to start.
Cottage Cheese Dip Ingredients
All you need to make this easy dip with cottage cheese are:
- Full-Fat Cottage Cheese – You can also use low-fat cottage cheese but it won’t come out as creamy.
- Lemon Juice or lime juice
- Ground Black Pepper
- Garlic Powder
- Dried Dill
- Onion Powder
- Fresh Dill to serve
How To Make Cottage Cheese Dip
A great cottage cheese dip is made in a food processor or blender. Add all the cups of cottage cheese and the remaining ingredients to the bowl of the food processor.
Blend on medium-high speed until just combined.
The dip is ready when creamy, and looks like whipped creamy consistency.
Transfer to a bowl and drizzle olive oil on top, fresh chopped dill, and an extra pinch of ground pepper.
What To Dip In Cottage Cheese Dip
This cottage cheese dip is perfect with crunchy veggies and bread. My favorite food to dip in this recipe are:
- Homemade Pita Bread Chips
- Celery sticks
- Cucumber sticks or cucumber slices
- Crackers – try my flaxseed crackers for a healthy option
This dip is also a great swap for mayonnaise or sauce in a sandwich.
Spread a layer on pita bread, or whole meal bread and add your favorite cold meat, and vegetable to create the best high-protein, filling sandwich.
You can also use this as a pizza base, it tastes amazingly warm.
Did you know that cottage cheese is a great swap to high-fat or calorie sauce?
With only 98 kcal per 100 grams, it’s a low-calorie and high-protein replacement to the sauce and adds the best creamy texture to a warm meal.
The best meal to incorporate this warm cottage cheese dip are:
- Lasagna – to replace bechamel or cheese sauce
- Broccoli gratin – to replace the cheese sauce and decrease saturated fat.
- Scrambled eggs – or try my scrambled eggs to cottage cheese.
- Toasted sandwich instead of mayonnaise or cheese slices.
- Oatmeal to add protein and creamy texture.
Frequently Asked Questions
Below are the most frequent questions about this recipe.
You can blend cottage cheese with other creamy ingredients like avocado, sour cream, and cream cheese. the best way to flavor the combination of ingredients is to add dry spices like dried herbs – dill, mint, parsley, spicy pepper, or chili.
Yes, cottage cheese is a great low-fat and high-protein swap to bechamel to make cottage cheese lasagna or replace cream cheese in hot dips.
Cottage cheese on its own is pretty bland in flavor. Add a kick to cottage cheese by stirring finely chopped fresh herbs like mint, Parsley, or dry spices like garlic powder, onion powder, bagel seasoning, or some dried herbs, or sauce like sriracha or hot sauce.
Cottage cheese is very popular right now because it’s higher in protein and lower in fat than Greek yogurt or other cheese. Since it’s dairy, it’s also high in calcium, vitamins, and a complete protein. With 11.5 grams of protein per 100 grams and only 98 kcal, cottage cheese contains 4 grams more protein per serving than yogurt.
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Cottage Cheese Dip
Preparation:Under 10 Minutes
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