Cottage Cheese With Pears

Cottage Cheese Cream & Pear Compote

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 9 ingredients

This Cottage Cheese Cream & Pear Compote is a low in fat and high in protein snack. It makes a light and delicious alternative to whipped cream. It is particularly good with fruit compote...


Ingredients

  • ¾-pounds medium ripe pears, peeled, cored and cut into ¾-inch dice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 prunes, quartered, pits removed
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 whole clove
  • 2 cups cottage cheese
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup almonds, toasted sliced

Nutrition Facts

Calories

248 cals

Fat

11 g

Saturated Fat

3 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

1 g

Monounsaturated Fat

4 g

Carbohydrates

25 g

Sugar

16 g

Fiber

4 g

Protein

16 g

Sodium

420 mg

Directions

  1. Prepare the pear compote as explained here.
  2. Blend the cottage cheese and yogurt together until smooth.
  3. Divide the cottage cheese mixture evenly and top with the pear compote and toasted almonds. Serve.

Chef Tips

If you are using this cream as a topping, try adding a teaspoon of honey or maple syrup as you blend to make this even more kid friendly.

Registered Dietitian Approved

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