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Dairy-Free Cottage Cheese

This dairy-free cottage cheese recipe can be used in place for a variety of dishes. It’s great in salads, with fruit, on gluten-free bread, or all by itself. For more dairy-free substitutions, check out our Simple Substitutions page.

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Dairy-Free Cottage Cheese

Prep Time5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 2 Cups
Calories: 149kcal
Author: Connie Sarros


  • 7 ounces silken tofu or medium tofu or coconut yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  • Place tofu or yogurt into a medium bowl. If using tofu, mash it with the back of a fork.
  • Add remaining ingredients and continue mashing until mixture has a cottage cheese texture. Chill in refrigerator until used.


Nutrition Facts
Dairy-Free Cottage Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 149 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 296mg12%
Potassium 178mg5%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 4g8%
Calcium 31mg3%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Written by Connie Sarros, originally published in Gluten Free & More. Reprinted with permission from Wheat-Free, Gluten-Free, Reduced Calorie Cookbook (©2004 McGraw-Hill), by Connie Sarros.

Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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