Cottage Cheese Pesto- anti-cancer recipes

Cottage Cheese Pesto

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 12 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 7 ingredients
When I arrived in the USA in the mid-80s, cottage cheese was the number 1 health food. It has fallen out of favor in the intervening years, ceding its place to other arguably less...

Ingredients


  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • ½ cup tightly packed basil leaves
  • 2 small garlic cloves, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Nutrition Facts

Calories

72 cals

Fat

6 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

1 g

Monounsaturated Fat

4 g

Carbohydrates

1 g

Sugar

1 g

Fiber

0 g

Protein

3 g

Sodium

111 mg

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. Taste for seasoning. Serve with whole wheat fusili, grilled chicken or salmon.

Chef Tips

If you are on an antimicrobial diet, try making this with ½ cup of pasteurized commercial pesto instead of using raw basil, oil and garlic. Add the Parmesan to taste as this will be a saltier proposition.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



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