20 + Ways to Enjoy Cottage Cheese

20 + Ways to Enjoy Cottage Cheese

Cottage cheese is trending—again!—and we couldn’t be happier. At Cabot, we’ve always loved this nutrient-rich dairy food. In fact, we have an extra-special recipe. We’ve been crafting our unique curd size known as “Vermont Style” for years. Really, years.  Our cottage cheese cook is celebrating 40 years working for us! (You know the recipe’s pretty much perfect with that kind of cook in our kitchen.)  


Not only is our cottage cheese the best base for a snack or meal, but it’s the ideal blank canvas for your creativity. We like to start with a generous scoop, then add savory or sweet mix-ins to create a customized snack—loaded with nutrients (like calcium & Vitamin B12) and packed with protein! 


Choose your adventure: 

SAVORY 

 Mix in… 

-Veggies. Tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and avocado: pretty much whatever suits your fancy. And a drizzle of olive oil. 

-Seeds and nuts. Stir in your favorites together or separately.  

-Grains. Quinoa, anyone? 

-Salsa. You decide: mild, medium or hot! Or try hot sauce. 

-Eggs. Plus salt and pepper. 

-Crumbled bacon. Yum! 


SWEET  

Mix in… 

-Fresh fruit. Try chopped peaches, plums or pineapple (or add your favorites). 

-Berries. Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, etc! 

-Jam and toasted nuts. 

-Granola and honey. Or Granola and maple syrup.  

-Dried fruit. Try apricots or cranberries. 

-Chocolate. Chips, chunks or shavings!  


If cottage cheese isn’t your thing…try all of these same ideas with Cabot Greek Yogurt—another great source of protein.  


Of course, beyond snacks, cottage cheese is a wonderful element in weeknight cooking. Here are a few of our favorite recipes to spread it in:  

  1. Spaghetti & Zucchini in Creamy Parmesan Sauce

The cottage cheese brings the creamy! 

  1. Cottage Cheese Pancakes

We know, we know: cottage cheese in pancakes? It actually works—trust us! 

  1. Baked Cottage Cheese with Roasted Grape Tomatoes

Our No Fat Cottage Cheese cuts down on major calories in this dish. 

  1. Macaroni & Cabot Cheddar   

You don’t just get cottage cheese here but also Cabot cheddar cheese, sour cream and butter! 

  1. Skinny Zucchini Casserole

Protein-packed, light and delicious.  

  1. Chive, Cheddar & Green Chili Corn Mini-Quiches

These are great for on-the-go-mornings when you need an energy boost. 

  1. Lightened-Up Warm Artichoke & Spinach Dip

The perfect lighter snack food for Game Day! 

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