Whipped Fresh Herb Cheese Recipe

cheese dip

Rebecca Clyde, MS, RDN, CD

This whipped delight serves as a replacement for high-fat dips. Serve it with chips or crackers, on veggie trays, as a spread on toast, in pasta dishes, or swap out the herbs and garlic for honey and cinnamon for a fruit dip!

Ingredients

2 16-ounce containers low-fat cottage cheese
¼ cup fresh chives, chopped 
¼ cup fresh basil, chopped 
¼ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped 
1 clove garlic, minced
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (about 1 lemon)
Black pepper to taste

Directions

Before you begin: Wash your hands.

  1. Combine cheese, chives, basil, parsley, garlic and lemon juice and mix well.
  2. Add black pepper to taste.
  3. Serve.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: ¼ cup
Serves 12

Calories: 60; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Trans Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 5mg; Sodium: 310mg; Total Carbohydrate: 3g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugars: 2g; Protein: 9g; Vitamin A: 4%; Vitamin C: 6%; Calcium: 6%; Iron: 2%.