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Cheesy Guacamole

Rich guacamole blended with puréed cottage cheese and Cheddar cheese.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 8


  • 16 ounces cottage cheese (lactose-free)
  • 1 cup avocado, diced
  • 12 cup red onion, peeled, diced
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespooons lime juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin, ground
  • 1 teaspoon coriander, ground
  • 12 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese, finely shredded


  1. Purée cottage cheese until smooth in food processor.
  2. In a small bowl combine avocado, red onion, cilantro, lime juice, salt, cumin, coriander and garlic powder; mash with a fork until chunky.
  3. Stir together cottage cheese, guacamole mixture and Cheddar, reserving some Cheddar to use as garnish.


Source of recipe: National Dairy Council®

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