Cottage cheese is a cheese curd product. The curds are drained and not pressed, so the individual curds remain loose. But back to cottage cheese – here are five recipes for cooking with cottage cheese. (Thanks to the NY Times)
Cottage Cheese Pesto: This pungent mixture serves as a vegetable dip, spread or pasta sauce.
Lasagna With Spinach and Cottage Cheese: Cottage cheese substitutes for ricotta in this rich pasta dish.
Raspberry Cream: This simple dish is a perfect setting for frozen raspberries.
Cottage Cheese and Herb Loaf: This savory, high-protein bread is ideal for sandwiches.
Summer Squash and Cottage Cheese Gratin: This comforting, high-protein gratin is a great vehicle for the summer squash now pouring into farmers’ markets.
If you’re interested in making your own cottage cheese, view the below video for step-by-step instructions.