Dairy-Free Cottage Cheese

dairy free cottage cheese
Prep time: 5 mins
Calories: 196

This recipe was originally published in 2010.

This dairy-free cottage cheese recipe can be used in place for a variety…great in salads, with fruit, on gluten-free bread, or all by itself.

Reprinted with permission from Wheat-Free, Gluten-Free, Reduced Calorie Cookbook (©2004 McGraw-Hill), by Connie Sarros.

Yields 2 cups


  • 7 ounces silken tofu or medium tofu or coconut yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1½ tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


1Place tofu or yogurt into a medium bowl. If using tofu, mash it with the back of a fork.

2Add remaining ingredients and continue mashing until mixture has a cottage cheese texture. Chill in refrigerator until used.

Each serving contains 196 calories, 8g total fat, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, 392mg sodium, 16g carbohydrates, fiber, sugars, 15g protein.


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