I love you - cottage cheese! Simple snacks, pastries and sweet foods

Cottage cheese with vegetables, herbs and spices

Cottage cheese is a universal fermented milk product. And already for this it is worth falling in love with him, even without taking into account useful properties. From it you can easily prepare sauce, salad, appetizer, cake, dessert. You can choose a dish not only for sweet tooth, but also for those who do not particularly like curd dishes. There are even those where additional ingredients change the usual taste so much that you can’t immediately determine what they are made of.

The fastest and most delicious cottage cheese recipes

Curd in a bowl

The most common cottage cheese dishes at home are a variety of pastries, pastes for sandwiches, casseroles, cheesecakes and vareniki. The last two are also convenient because they can be frozen and always have at hand quick dinner or breakfast.

Cottage cheese

There are a lot of cooking options for cottage cheese, each housewife has her own, but most often they prepare classic, sweet cheesecakes, which only slightly differ from each other. They love them for the simplicity and accessibility of the main ingredients: cottage cheese, eggs, a little flour and sugar. Perhaps the option below will also please someone.

Its main difference is the lack of sugar, which is suitable for HLS adherents who count "every calorie", who will appreciate the perfect combination of cottage cheese with vegetables. There is no wheat flour or semolina here, that is, gluten-free cheesecakes are obtained. The addition of grated carrots will increase the number of servings without increasing the cost of the final dish. And if someone can’t give chicken eggs, they aren’t there either, flax flour takes on the “connecting” role.

Servings: +6
  • cottage cheese 200 g
  • carrot 1 PC
  • Sweet pepper 1 PC
  • chicken egg 1 PC
  • flax flour 2 Art. l
  • basil 1 twig
  • fresh greens for decoration
  • salt, spices taste
Calories and BJU per 100 g
Calories 140 kcal
Proteins: 14.2 g
Fats: 6.3 g
Carbohydrates: 6.7 g
25 minutesVideo
  • Prepare all the ingredients, wash and dry the greens and vegetables. Raw carrots, better brightly colored, finely grate. If desired, its quantity can be increased, it will not affect the taste, and as a result there will be more cheesecakes!
  • From herbs and basil, finely chopped, make a “mix”.
  • Mix well-grated carrots and cottage cheese, if it consists of lumps by consistency, pre-grind with a fork to a paste.
  • It is better to take multi-colored peppers, remove seeds from them, grind them into small cubes, mix with curd and carrot mass and herbs.
  • Drive an egg into the mass (you can even without it), mix well.
  • Pour flaxseed into vegetables with cottage cheese, mix well again.
  • Combine all spices, for example, turmeric, nutmeg, dry green adjika, ginger. Add the seasoning mixture to the curd.
  • Put a little oil on your palm, roll up balls, flatten (you can roll in sesame).
  • It is good to heat the pan, fry like ordinary cheesecakes with a little oil, or bake in a slow cooker or oven.

You can serve them not only sour cream sauce, but also ketchup, tkemali, even horseradish (as you like). Such snack cottage cheese mixes well with vegetable salads.

Dumplings with cottage cheese and spinach

Below is a recipe for dumplings, but not sweet with raisins, but with pepper and nutmeg. Try it, maybe you will like them so much that give up the familiar ones.

  • Cottage cheese - 0.3 kg.
  • Nutmeg - 0.5 pcs.
  • Egg - 2 pcs.
  • Butter 82% - 40 g.
  • Flour - 0.3 kg.
  • Spinach - 0.2 kg.
  • Salt to taste.
  • Manka - 50 g.
  • Water - 40 ml.
  • Oil - 1 tbsp. l
  • Black pepper (ground) - to taste.
How to cook:
  1. Rinse the spinach well, put it in a colander so that the glass has excess water, you can then dry it additionally with a towel made of multilayer paper. Melt half the butter, put chopped spinach, fry for a couple of minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. If the cottage cheese is grains, it is better to rub it through a sieve, squeeze the spinach and mix with it, pepper, add nutmeg, mix thoroughly.
  3. To prepare the dough, combine flour and semolina, add salted eggs, pour in oil, add water in portions, mix until a cool dough is obtained. Wrap with a film, put in the refrigerator for half an hour.
  4. Sprinkle the table with a small amount of flour, roll out a thin layer from the dough, cut the circles with a suitable mold (about 6-7 cm each). Put a small amount of filling on each circle, fold in half, pinch the edges very well. Transfer to a cutting board, let dry for about half an hour.
  5. Bring salted water to a boil, put dumplings, wait until they come up, catch on a dish, put small pieces of butter on top.

Serve with sour cream, some gourmets eat them with horseradish or ketchup.

Curd cookies with sesame seeds

Sesame Cookies

Very tasty, crumbly and beautiful cookies with appetizing crunchy sesame seeds. It always turns out, so do not worry, even if cooking for the first time. Another advantage is that it retains freshness for a long time.

Ingredients (for 8 servings):
  • Sugar - 100 g.
  • Butter - 100 g.
  • Flour - 0.4 kg.
  • Cottage cheese - 0.4 kg.
  • Sesame seeds - 25 g.
  • Egg - 2 pcs.
  • Vinegar 9% - 7 ml.
  • Soda - 2 g.
  1. Grind the cottage cheese with sugar with a fork, add the butter cut into cubes, beat in the eggs, mix well.
  2. Sift the flour through a sieve into the curd mixture, mix, quench soda in a tablespoon of vinegar, pour into the dough, knead well.
  3. Turn on the oven to warm up to 180 degrees. Roll balls from ripened dough, squeeze lightly between palms, dip in sesame seeds.
  4. Put cookies on a baking sheet previously covered with parchment or foil, bake for about half an hour.


Juice with cottage cheese

What could be tastier than a hot, mesmerizing sweet-smelling juicer with cold milk in a fogged mug, and even better with cream! The recipe is universal - you can add to the dough and to the filling: nutmeg, grated lemon zest, cinnamon, pieces of chocolate or marmalade, nuts, cloves, vanilla.

Ingredients (for 8 servings):
  • 100 g butter;
  • 200 g of cottage cheese 5-9%;
  • 70 g of sugar;
  • 240 g of flour;
  • egg + yolk;
  • vanillin - to taste;
  • 1 tsp baking powder;
  • 50 g of sour cream 15-20%.
  1. To improve the taste, rub the cottage cheese through a sieve, especially if it is “lumpy”, combine with vanilla, flour, sugar, add the yolk and sour cream, mix well.
  2. Sift the flour, and then add the baking powder, egg, sugar, soft butter, knead the soft and soft dough. Form a ball.
  3. Gingerbread man divide into 8 parts, roll into oval pancakes. On one half put a tablespoon of the filling, cover the other.
  4. Lay the juices on a baking sheet lined with baking paper, place in an already heated oven (190 degrees), bake for about half an hour until a light golden crust appears.

Interesting and quick recipes from cottage cheese

Cottage cheese with parsley

Using cottage cheese, you can cook a lot of different-tasting fast-food dishes of varying difficulty.

Salad "Spring has come!"

A simple vitamin salad with cottage cheese and radish, you can add even tops to it. Pick root vegetables sweeter, or with a slightly noticeable bitterness.

  • A bunch of radishes.
  • 0.5 kg of cottage cheese.
  • A bunch of green onions.
  • A bunch of dill.
  • Sour cream and salt to taste.
  1. Carefully peel boiled eggs, chop coarsely, allow to cool completely.
  2. Put cottage cheese in a deep salad bowl, salt, add paprika, mix thoroughly, grind with a fork.
  3. Cool in the fridge.
  4. Cut the radish into small pieces, mix with eggs and finely chopped greens (the tops of the radish can also be used, especially if the root crop has just been picked), combine with cottage cheese, add salt, season with sour cream, and mix gently.

Put everything in a dish, arrange with dill sprigs, you can sprinkle with crushed walnuts.

Salad "Blizzard"

Another version of the original curd salad, but already in the "winter" version. It deserves a place on the festive table: it prepares quickly, looks attractive, it turns out delicious.

  • Cottage cheese - 0.5 kg.
  • Green peas - 1 can.
  • Small celery root.
  • Prunes - 150 g.
  • Apples (sweet and sour) - 2 pcs.
  • Pickled cucumbers - 2 pcs.
  • Mayonnaise and mustard - 2 tbsp each. l
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Chives - 1/2 bunch.
  • Garlic is a clove.
  • Tomato - 1 pc.
  1. Cut the peel from apples, chop into cubes, grate the celery, rub the cottage cheese so that there are no grains, chop the cucumbers finely.
  2. Rinse too dry prunes and rinse well overnight for swelling. Take out the seeds, chop (leave a couple of pieces for decoration).
  3. Pour the liquid from the jar with peas, crush the garlic in a press, mix with salt, apples, prunes, celery and cottage cheese.
  4. Season the cottage cheese salad with a mixture of mayonnaise and mustard, mix gently. Cut the tomato into slices, left the prunes - straws, decorate the top of the salad.

Lazy Cheesecake

Cheesecakes with cottage cheese

This “super” lazy bakery belongs to the series, jokingly called in our family: “waste - to income!” When all the leftovers from breakfast-dinners go to business. If a bagel was found during the inspection of the breadbasket, and half a pack of cottage cheese or baby cheese was found in the refrigerator, in just 20 minutes the apartment will fill the mouth-watering smell of almost home-made cheesecake. You can take regular sweet milk, and replace the quail eggs with one chicken, if they are not prohibited by the diet.

  • Bagel - 1-2 pcs.
  • Cottage cheese - 100 g.
  • Apricots - 2-3 pcs.
  • Quail eggs - 2 pcs.
  • Condensed milk - 3 tsp.
  • Water - ½ cup.
  • Turmeric, cinnamon, nutmeg - to taste.
  1. Dilute the condensed milk in warm water, put the bagel in a deep plate, pour in sweet milk, squeeze a saucer, let it lie down, turn it over to make it evenly soft. The exposure time in milk depends on the "age" of the bagel, it must be ensured that it is not very soft.
  2. Rub apricots in a paste. It is convenient and quick to do this with a small grater for nutmeg or zest, so as not to spread most of the fruits on the surface of an ordinary one, and then also wash it. You can do without apricots, but with them the filling gets a beautiful color, it becomes more aromatic and tastier.
  3. Stir the cottage cheese with turmeric, apricot puree, cinnamon, nutmeg. If the product is ordinary and not raw, add vanilla. Drive eggs into the filling, mix well again.
  4. Lubricate the baking sheet with oil, lightly sprinkle with semolina, lay the bagel, fill the middle with the filling.
  5. Bake a lazy cheesecake in an oven preheated to 180 degrees. A signal of readiness will be the appearance of a delicious aroma of freshly baked muffin.

Cottage cheese donuts

Donuts with cottage cheese

The sweet tooth of children and adults who do not like this delicacy, still need to search! Of course, it is impossible to attribute it to diet dishes, even with a big stretch, but sometimes it is worth treating household members. The main thing is not to get carried away, then a few pieces of air donuts with a delicious “tan” will not hurt much health. About half an hour, and a plate with a slide of fragrant balls will decorate the table, invitingly inviting the family to gather for a cup of tea.

  • 0.4 kg of cottage cheese;
  • 1 cup flour;
  • 1 cup of sugar;
  • vegetable oil - for frying;
  • 1 egg
  • a pinch of soda;
  • vanilla to taste.
  1. Set the oil aside, mix the remaining ingredients until the lumps disappear.
  2. It is good to heat the oil in a pan, and after the appearance of haze, reduce the fire.
  3. Fry small pieces of dough until golden brown. Immerse at the same time no more than 2-3 pcs.
  4. Catch with a slotted spoon, put the balls in a deep dish.

Sprinkle a delicious slide on top of the strainer with a mixture of cinnamon and powdered sugar.

Souffle "Carlson's Dream"

Curd souffle

"Super" delicious and beautiful curd dessert. It’s simple to prepare, and if you do not take into account the gel setting time in the refrigerator, quickly. Cheese soufflé on the festive table will look good, but it can “sweeten” everyday life.

  • 0.5 kg of curd;
  • 0.25 kg sour cream 30%
  • 0.1 kg of condensed milk;
  • 20 g of chocolate balls;
  • chocolate chips to taste;
  • 10 tbsp. l milk;
  • 3 tbsp. l cocoa powder;
  • 0.2 kg shortbread cookies;
  • 35-45 g of gelatin.
  1. Mix sour cream with curd, condensed milk, chocolate chips and chocolate balls.
  2. Allow the gelatin to swell in water at room temperature for half an hour.
  3. In a saucepan with a thick bottom, slightly warm the milk, put the swollen gelatin, stirring to bring to complete dissolution (do not boil!).
  4. Combine the gelatin with the curd mass, mix, divide into equal 3 parts.
  5. Touch up the first part with cocoa powder, mix the second with small pieces of cookies, and let the third remain light.
  6. Line a round deep salad bowl with cling film, lay out the layers in the following order: 1 - light mass, 2 - with cocoa, 3 - with biscuits, 4 - again with cocoa, 5 - light. To level the top of the future souffle, send it to solidify for 6 hours in the refrigerator.
  7. Remove, cover the salad bowl with a flat plate, gently but sharply turn it over, carefully remove the film.

The top of the dessert can be sprinkled with nuts and chocolate chips, decorated with fresh berries or stewed fruit.

Baked apples

Powdered Sugar Apples

Such apples are suitable for an afternoon snack or a light dinner, raisins, if desired, can be replaced with dried apricots, prunes or a mixture. You can also attract a child to cooking, this will make the food only tastier, because it was created with your own hands!

  • 100 g of cottage cheese;
  • apples - 4 pcs.;
  • 1 tbsp. l good sour cream;
  • 2 tbsp. l chopped nuts;
  • 1 tbsp. l raisins;
  • 1 tsp Sahara;
  • powdered sugar for sprinkling.

Wash the apples, carefully remove the middle, grind the cottage cheese and mix with nuts, sour cream, raisins and sugar. Fill the apples with the filling, chop in several places with a toothpick, so that when baking they retain their shape. Put in a form, pour in a little water, bake for about a quarter of an hour at a temperature of about 185 degrees. Get the apples, let them cool slightly, sprinkle powdered sugar from the strainer.

Buckwheat and cottage cheese slices for children


No one will argue about the usefulness of cottage cheese, especially for a growing man. But sometimes an attempt to feed the crumb may fail. Mom will have to contrive and dream a little, because the baby’s health directly depends on food. In this design, the cottage cheese is practically not felt in the dish. A mixture of cereals and cottage cheese can be passed through a meat grinder.

  • Buckwheat groats - 60 g.
  • Cottage cheese - 150 g.
  • Eggs - 1 pc.
  • Sour cream - 50 g.
  • Sugar - 30 g.
  • Oil drain. - 30 g
  • Salt to taste.

Sort, rinse, boil buckwheat. Cool slightly, mix with a blender with cottage cheese, egg, sugar. Roll small meatballs from the mass, lightly fry from 2 sides. Transfer to a form, pour sour cream, bake for 5-7 minutes in an already heated oven. Serve the meatballs with a vegetable salad.

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Useful Tips

When cooking cheesecakes, add cinnamon to mask the acid in the curd. Even if the hand trembles, the dish will not suffer. And if you use soda, then ... the result can be sad.

When boiling dumplings with sweet curd filling and raisins, dip them in boiling water with a pinch of salt, and cook until they pop up with a couple or three tablespoons of sugar.

To prepare a sandwich paste or cream that will not be cooked, take only cottage cheese, which is 100% sure of freshness! Poisoning with dairy products is a very serious disease and is difficult - this is the truth of life, and not just another advertising horror story.

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Curd is a fertile product, it is almost impossible to spoil it, so don’t be afraid and connect imagination, feel free to add “non-standard” ingredients and then culinary masterpieces will be born!

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