Christmas; the holy festival is all about commemorating the birth of Jesus, decorating, shopping, drinking and eating.
On the auspicious occasion, people around the world celebrate and party on the Christmas Eve and every party is incomplete without delicious eatables.
Here we bring you some amazing recipes that can be prepared using cottage cheese because this is one main ingredient that is loved by people of all age groups.
Use the recipes shared below and treat your guests with some amazing dishes on the Eve of Christmas get together with relatives:
Here are amazing cottage recipes for upcoming Christmas
CHILES RELLENOS SOUFFLE:
Welcome your guests to the amazing aroma of an egg soufflé. The dish is a Mexican specialty of cheese stuffed mild green chiles and egg batter that is fried until it gets crisp and cheese is melted. You can even bake the dish.
Prepare this dish with strawberry hat and beard from a cottage cheese. A perfect treat for the holiday for your little ones that’s going to be fun to eat for them!
COTTAGE CHEESE PAN CAKES:
The delicious recipe for healthy cottage cheese pan cakes is rich in essential nutrients, high in protein and low in carbs.
LASAGNA STUFFED SPAGHETTI SQUASH:
The recipe will be a real hit in your Christmas party with Romano, cottage cheese and mozzarella. The tasty, family pleasing recipe needs just 20 minutes to prepare.
COTTAGE CHEESE ALFREDO:
This is not the perfect copy cat of the original version but the cottage cheese adds a perfect amount of protein in it without adding a lot of fat which means, this is healthy because overall fat and calorie count is very low.
Use a clear glass dish to show off the hash brown bake that is loaded with cilantro, cumin, bold pepper and garlic making this potato – egg cuisine extraordinary.
RASPBERRY CHEESECAKE SMOOTHIE:
If the texture of a cottage cheese bothers you then blend it in to a smoothie. The idea will serve you with a lot of protein and the tangy flavor is similar to that of Greek yogurt.
CHERRY CHEESE BLINTZES:
This Christmas serve the elegant blintzes as an attractive dessert or a bunch entrée. The bright cherry sauce is the center of attraction on this dish which gives it an amazing flavor. You can also substitute other fruits like peaches, raspberries and blueberries.
SAUCY SPINACH AND COTTAGE CHEESE STUFFED CHICKEN:
Try using cottage cheese instead of stuffing chicken breasts with mozzarella or ricotta. Cottage cheese is higher in protein and you can also get the same creamy result than the traditional options, baked in a hot and bubbly pasta sauce.
MEXICAN EGG CASSEROLE:
Use tomatoes and green chillies to give this dish a perfect color and zip to this extra cheesy egg bake. One of the favorite food items for breakfast or a brunch that can also be enjoyed for lunch and supper too!
PECAN CHEESE CAKE PUDDING:
The dessert like snack is sweetened using bananas rather than sugar. Blend it and eat it or make a big batch and refrigerate individual servings to thaw whenever a craving occurs.
MAKEOVER TRADITIONAL CHEESE CAKE:
Although this will be softer than a full fat cheese cake, the lightened dessert has the original’s entire delectable flavor. This recipe is good enough to make any special event more festive.
HAM & GRUYERE MINI QUICHES:
The recipe is prepared in a muffin cup to give each person a quiche. You can double the recipe and use jumbo muffin cups, baking 10 minutes longer.
CREAMY TOMATO LASAGNA FLORENTINE:
As a substitute for ricotta, cottage cheese works in lasagna perfectly. The vegetarian recipe has a plenty of melty cheese for making it delicious and fresh spinach along with tomato sauce adds a full serving of vegetables per piece.
For this idea, you need to blend cottage cheese and sour cream in the batter of the pan cakes to give them an old fashioned flavor and then top them up with berry syrup to turn an ordinary morning in an extraordinary day.
SAVORY CREPE WITH BLISTERED TOMATOES AND AVOCADO:
In this savory dish, you can’t taste the cottage cheese. Prepare the batter by pureeing egg whites, oats and cottage cheese in a blender, cook the crepe and fill it with sweet blistered tomatoes and creamy avocado.
Add a sensational texture to this hot appetizer using flaky cream cheese pastry. You can freeze some to have on hand in case some unexpected guests drop in by fixing a double batch.
MAKE AHEAD BREAKFAST CASSEROLE:
This breakfast casserole is packed with cheese, bread, eggs, feta, cottage cheese and broccoli. It can be prepared ahead of time and is delicious.
CHOCOLATE SWIRLED CHEESE CAKE:
The cheese cake looks and tastes indulgent but it is a light version which you will feel good about while serving your guests.
CARROT CAKE OATMEAL:
To this hearty bowl of oats, a dollop of cottage cheese brings the cream cheese frosting flavor. They are not same but the cottage cheese has enough cream tang to fill the void while still tasting like a breakfast.
GREEN CHILLI EGG PUFF:
To the fluffy egg dish, add a touch of Southwest flavor using green chillies. Use cottage cheese for a nice texture and Monterey jack cheese melted throughout.
COTTAGE CHEESE AND EGG MUFFINS WITH HAM AND CHEDDAR:
A perfect dish for the morning breakfast. Prepare a big batch of muffins and have it on the go. Cheddar and Ham are wonderful fillings but you can make them vegetarian by subbing a vegetable like carrots or broccoli for the meat.
CHEESY EGG PUFFS:
If you love to entertain then serve the buttery egg delights at brunch. Collect the leftovers and reheat in the microwave on busy mornings.
OVERNIGHT OATS WITH GRAPES AND PECANS:
Shake up the overnight oat game by adding halved grapes to the mixture either before or after keeping it overnight.
SPINACH AND BROCCOLI ENCHILADAS:
Top up this meatless meal with lettuce and serve with extra picante sauce. It is easy and quick to make. Filled with fresh flavors that is definitely satisfying.
3 INGREDIENTS COTTAGE CHEESE PANCAKES:
This pancake is similar to the savory crepe. The batter is a bit thicker and made with oats, eggs and cottage cheese. Sweeten it up with a bit of honey, sugar or syrup, if you wish or else can simply top it with fruits to add some sweetness.
CHEESE STUFFED SHELLS:
One can easily find this rich cheesy pasta dish in an Italian restaurant. You can prepare the same recipe or even make a few changes to suit your taste buds.
PITA FLATBREAD WITH ASPARAGUS AND HERBED COTTAGE CHEESE:
The white pizza creation has a combination of provolone on top and cottage cheese which means the dish is super melty and creamy.
PARTY VEGETABLE DIP:
A perfect dip for holiday parties, you will gain compliments for. It is easy and fast to make that is great in taste as well.
STRAWBERRY CHEESE CAKE PROTEIN PUDDING:
A quick treat that can be prepared with the left over berries or cherries that you have in store. An easy to make pudding that will leave the guests crave for more. The pudding has no additional protein powder but still packs around 14 grams of protein in approx 200 calories.
If noodle dishes are high in your favorite list and can eat lasagna any time of the day then this recipe is for you. This is as same as breakfast lasagna with apple, raisins and cheese.
QUICK COTTAGE CHEESE BUNS:
How about some sweet buns that are loaded with cottage cheese! The yeast free buns are easy to make with end result being fluffy and chewy as a regular dinner roll.
PEAR COTTAGE CHEESE SALAD:
A perfect cottage cheese dish to be consumed any time of the day. The quick fix snack makes a perfect pack along lunch too.
BERRY CHEESE CAKE OVER NIGHT OATS:
This combination of starchy oats, tangy cottage cheese and sweet berries for breakfast that tastes like a dessert is a perfect meal to start the day with.
TUNA STUFFED BAKED POTATOES:
To keep the dish right in a tight budget, use canned tuna with a dollop of pickle relish on top that brings the classic tune salad flavor.
Try out the trending list this holiday season.