Looking for recipes with cottage cheese? These 34 cottage cheese recipes cover breakfast, smoothies, dips, breads, sides, dinner, and dessert!
Recipes with Cottage Cheese
After making a really fabulous cottage cheese smoothie that tasted like cheesecake, I decided to find out just what else cottage cheese could do.
As it turns out, cottage cheese can go in all kinds of recipes. You can use it in breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes, plus smoothies, dips, and bread.
I tend to buy cottage cheese in large packages, so there’s often a cup or so left in the bottom that I’d like to use up. This list of recipes using cottage cheese is meant to solve that problem. Now, if I have leftover cottage cheese, I just check this list for ideas of what to do with it.
Let’s start our list of recipes with cottage cheese in the same way that we start our day: with breakfast!
Breakfast Recipes Using Cottage Cheese
Cottage cheese adds a protein burst to breakfast dishes.
- Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Protein Pancakes
- Cottage Cheese and Egg Breakfast Muffins
- Cheese Blintzes with Apricot Lemon Jam
- Lemon Poppy Seed Cottage Cheese Pancakes
- Avocado Toast
- Oatmeal Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Strawberry Chia Jam
Smoothie Recipes Using Cottage Cheese
Cottage cheese adds a delightfully smooth, rich, cheesecake-like flavor to all kinds of smoothies.
Savory Dip Recipes Using Cottage Cheese
Whether whole or blended, cottage cheese dips double down on flavor and protein. Pair these with your favorite crackers, chips, or one of the bread recipes below!
Bread Recipes Using Cottage Cheese
These unique bread recipes are sure to bring rave reviews. Who doesn’t like crescent rolls?
- Cottage Cheese Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls
- Onion Dill Bread
- Cottage Cheese Crescent Rolls
- Buttermilk Cottage Dill Bread
Side Dish Recipes Using Cottage Cheese
Cottage cheese lends a creamy, rich texture to baked noodle dishes.
Main Dish Recipes Using Cottage Cheese
The possibilities are endless when it comes to dinner options! Whether it’s pasta, quiche, or quinoa, cottage cheese adds cheesy goodness to your meal.
- Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Shells
- Open Faced Tomato Sandwich
- Low Carb Mock Lasagna
- Crustless Smoked Sausage and Spinach Quiche
- Triple Cheese Chicken Pasta Bake
- Creamy Spinach Pasta
- Quinoa Lasagna
- Tuna Power Bowl
- Crock Pot Lasagna
Dessert Recipes Using Cottage Cheese
No list of recipes with cottage cheese would be complete without delicious desserts! You’ll be sweet on cottage cheese once you try these parfaits, cupcakes, and more.
- Orange Pie with Almond Crust
- Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip
- Healthy Candy Corn Parfait
- Peach Crisp Parfait
- Strawberry Raspberry Cream Pops
- Cantaloupe Cupcakes