Cottage Cheese Ranch

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Cottage Cheese Ranch

Step In Jamie’s Kitchen, where we’re exploring the versatile world of cottage cheese and unlocking its true potential. Cottage cheese has taken the spotlight in recent times, emerging as a hero in various recipes. Why? Because this humble ingredient is a game-changer, offering a nutritious alternative to calorie-dense options like sour cream and mayonnaise.

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A Healthy Spin on a Classic

In our quest for healthier, protein-packed alternatives, we’re diving into the heart of cottage cheese’s versatility. Packed with protein and remarkably low in calories, cottage cheese is not just a kitchen staple; it’s a nutritional powerhouse. When blended, it transforms into a smooth, creamy delight, perfect for creating healthier alternatives to classic condiments.

Enter Cottage Cheese Ranch – a delightful, healthy swap that retains the rich, savory goodness of traditional ranch dressing but with a nutritional boost. Blending cottage cheese with ranch seasoning, a splash of milk, and a surprising secret ingredient – pickle juice – creates a dressing that’s not just creamy and flavorful but also guilt-free

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Ingredients for Cottage Cheese Ranch

  • 16 oz container cottage cheese
  • 1 oz packet of ranch seasoning mix
  • 2-4 TBSP –  milk (for a thinner dressing-style consistency use more milk, for a thicker, dip-like consistency, use less milk)
  • 2 TBSP dill pickle juice
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Instructions

  1. Blend all ingredients together until smooth, about 30 seconds. 
  2. Use the original container for storage. 
  3. Just don’t forget to label it. 
  4. Store in the fridge until the date on the container and stir before using.
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Smooth & Creamy

The magic of this Cottage Cheese Ranch extends beyond salads; it’s a versatile addition to wraps, a delightful topping for your favorite dishes, and an excellent dipping sauce. Join us In Jamie’s Kitchen as we reimagine the classic ranch dressing, turning it into a wholesome companion that adds a burst of flavor to every bite.

Get ready to indulge in a healthier, creamier experience with Cottage Cheese Ranch. It’s not just a dressing; it’s a celebration of creativity and nutrition. Let’s dive into the kitchen and explore the possibilities – because In Jamie’s Kitchen, every ingredient has the potential to shine!

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Cottage Cheese Ranch

A delightful, healthy swap that retains the rich, savory goodness of traditional ranch dressing but with a nutritional boost – Cottage Cheese Ranch.
5 from 1 vote
Course Side Dish

Ingredients
  

  • 16 oz container cottage cheese
  • 1 oz packet of ranch seasoning mix
  • 2-4 TBSP milk for a thinner dressing-style consistency use more milk, for a thicker, dip-like consistency, use less milk
  • 2 TBSP dill pickle juice

Instructions
 

  • Blend all ingredients together until smooth, about 30 seconds.
  • Use the original container for storage.
  • Just don’t forget to label it.
  • Store in the fridge until the date on the container and stir before using.
Keyword Cottage Cheese, Dressings, Game Day Snacks, Gluten Free, High Protein, Holiday Favorites, Insanely Easy, Meal Prep, Sauces, Simple Sides, Vegetarian

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4 Comments

  1. Rosanne T. Bennett

    Delicious….but thick so I added about 4 more T of dill pickle juice….I used Aldi’s 1% cottage cheese….I like to keep low calorie sauces/dips, etc. in fridge to eat with meats/vegetables, etc….I’ve lived all over the world and my food tastes are varied but I love your recipes….good, every day food!!! Thank you. Can’t wait to eat this for dinner with my roasted vegetables and Italian breaded chicken thighs….’Grandmom’s chicken’

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  2. Lee

    5 stars
    Appreciate your simplicity. You’re recipes are easy to follow with limited ingredients. Has helped keep our meal times less hectic. Thank you.

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    • Jamie

      Thanks for the feedback, Lee. I’m so happy to hear you’re finding my recipes helpful.

      Reply
  3. Pammy Jean

    Pretty darn could, and I used low fat cottage cheese, thank you.

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