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This savory cottage cheese dip is made with fresh herbs, like chives and parsley. It’s quick, easy, healthy and perfect for serving with vegetables or crackers!

Cottage cheese dip served on a vegetable platter.

Looking for an easy, savory recipe with cottage cheese? This blended cottage cheese dip is so quick to make and tastes delicious!

As a dietitian, I’m happy to share that cottage cheese is chock-full of nutrition benefits (it’s particularly rich in protein). Plus, fresh herbs are super nutritious too!

This dip is perfect to serve with raw veggies, crackers, chips, and it can even be used as a spread (in place of something like cream cheese). I share a bunch of serving ideas for you below.

Enjoy it as a healthy appetizer idea at your next get together, or keep it in the fridge for the week to have as a snack.

Want more healthy appetizer ideas? Check out my roundup of 10+ easy appetizer recipes for more inspiration!

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Ingredients Needed

All you need to make this easy dip recipe are 8 simple ingredients:

Full ingredient measurements and detailed instructions are located in the recipe card at the bottom of this post!

What To Serve With Cottage Cheese Dip

This savory cottage cheese dip is best served with:

  • raw, crunchy veggies like cucumber rounds, baby carrots, sliced bell peppers, celery, or even cherry tomatoes
  • crackers of any kind (my favourite healthier options are these almond flour ones and these seed ones)
  • chips (I would opt for a neutral flavour and a sturdier chip)

Other Uses For This Dip

If you’d prefer, this dip can also be used as a spread! It would be great spread over:

  • sandwiches or open-faced toasts
  • bagels
  • crackers
  • cucumber rounds

This dip has a similar texture to cream cheese, so you use it in place of a herbed cream cheese 🙂

Storage Notes

This recipe will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for about 3-5 days. It’s great for making in advance to enjoy throughout the week as a snack or spread!

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Cottage Cheese Nutrition Benefits

Cottage cheese is best known as a high protein source – 1 cup of cottage cheese provides about 28 grams of complete protein!

Cottage cheese is also a source of vitamins and minerals like:

  • calcium
  • vitamin B12
  • selenium
  • phosphorus
  • riboflavin (B2)
  • magnesium
  • folate
  • vitamin B6

BONUS: In addition to the nutrition benefits of cottage cheese, the fresh herbs in this recipe provide plenty of nutrients on their own. Fresh herbs are rich in vitamins, like A, C, and K as well as antioxidants!

Cottage cheese dip served on a vegetable platter.

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This savory cottage cheese dip is made with fresh herbs, like chives and parsley. It's quick, easy, healthy and perfect for serving with vegetables or crackers!
Cottage cheese dip served on a vegetable platter.
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup cottage cheese (I used 2% fat)
  • 1/2 cup fresh chives (half of a standard 20 gram container)
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 1/2 a lemon, juice only
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp dried dill weed (ok to omit if you don't have it!)
  • Fresh black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a large food processor. Blend until smooth, scraping the sides of the processor down as needed. Feel free to adjust flavours to desired taste.
  • Serve in a small bowl alongside veggies or crackers. See notes for serving ideas!

Notes

*STORAGE: This recipe will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for about 3-5 days. It’s great for making in advance to enjoy throughout the week as a snack or spread!
*SERVE WITH:
  • raw, crunchy veggies like cucumber rounds, baby carrots, sliced bell peppers, celery, or even cherry tomatoes
  • crackers of any kind (my favourite healthier options are these almond flour ones and these seed ones)
  • chips (I would opt for a neutral flavour and a sturdier chip)
  • feel free to add a small drizzle of a nice tasting olive oil over top of the dip!
 
*USE AS A SPREAD: If you’d prefer, this dip can also be used as a spread (it has a similar texture to cream cheese). It would be great spread over:
  • sandwiches or open-faced toasts
  • bagels
  • crackers
  • cucumber rounds

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