Overnight Cottage Cheese Recipe

Overnight Cottage Cheese picture


Preparation Time20 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Low sodium low fat milk1 Quart
 Sour cream2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 493 Calories from Fat 163

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g28%

Saturated Fat 11 g55.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 15.6 mg

Sodium 572.7 mg23.9%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.8%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 47.4 g

Protein 33 g65.6%

Vitamin A 3.5% Vitamin C 0.45%

Calcium 3.3% Iron 0.28%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a glass container with lid, pour the milk.
2) Let it stand in a warm spot, until the curd separates completely from the whey (liquid portion).
3) By using a colander lined with a cheesecloth, strain the curds and whey.
4) Squeeze and take out remaining liquid, if any.
5) To a mixing bowl, transfer the curds.
6) To this, add the sour cream.
7) With a wire whisk, beat until smooth and creamy.

8) Store in the refrigerator and use as required, in any dish of your choice.
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