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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 delicious snack is low in fat and high in protein. The blend of cottage cheese and yogurt makes a light, nutritious alternative to whipped cream that is particularly good with fruit compote as suggested...


  • 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
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Nutrition Facts


248 cals


11 g

Saturated Fat

3 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

1 g

Monounsaturated Fat

4 g


25 g


16 g


4 g


16 g


420 mg


  1. To prepare the pear compote, combine the pears, lemon juice, sugar, prunes, water, and clove in a small pot. Cover and cook over low heat for 20 minutes. Uncover and cook for another 10 minutes or until the liquid has reduced and turns syrupy. Discard the clove. Put aside to cool.
  2. Blend the cottage cheese and yogurt together until smooth.

Chef Tips

If you are using the cottage cheese and yogurt mixture as a topping, try adding a teaspoon of honey or maple syrup as you blend to make this more kid-friendly.

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