Cottage Cheese makes a surprisingly simple, super creamy sauce for this cool summer salad. Make ahead of time and tote to potlucks or picnics. Or serve as a side at your next backyard barbecue. Fresh, deliciously simple and tasty for even the pickiest of eaters, this cottage cheese salad is one of those recipes you’ll make and then make again.
2 cups Crystal cottage cheese
3 cloves garlic, very finely minced
Juice of 1 lemon
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 English cucumber, halved and sliced
2 pints cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
2 bunch green onions, sliced thin
1½ cups kalamata olives (optional)
½ cup olive oil
In the bottom of a large bowl, combine cottage cheese, garlic, and lemon juice. Salt and pepper to taste. Mix well. Scoop onto the bottom of a large serving platter.
Add cucumber, cherry, green onions and olives. Layer each atop cottage cheese. Drizzle with olive oil. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve and enjoy!