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Herbed Cottage Cheese

 Herbed Cottage Cheese
"When I switched from regular to low-fat cottage cheese, I was disappointed with the taste, says Traci Hirstein of Western Springs, Illinois. "So I pulled out this recipe my mother gave me years ago. With this jazzed-up version of light cottage cheese, I don't miss the fat at all. Serve it with canned tuna and a few crackers for a great light lunch.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 5 min.


  • 2 cups (16 ounces) 1% cottage cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • In a bowl, combine all of the ingredients. Serve immediately. Yield:
  • 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1/2 cup equals 83 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 607 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 14 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat.