Italian Style Cottage Cheese Salad

Italian Style Cottage Cheese Salad

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This oregano-flavoured, tangy, crunchy macaroni salad is an evergreen favourite with pasta lovers. Paneer and bean sprouts add to the protein quotient of this salad, which is dressed in an interesting combination of herbs, garlic, chilli flakes, pine nuts and lemon juice.

Italian Style Cottage Cheese Salad recipe - How to make Italian Style Cottage Cheese Salad

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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To Be Mixed Into A Dressing
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp olive oil
1/4 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp finely chopped basil leaves
1 tsp crushed garlic (lehsun)
1/4 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
2 tbsp chopped pinenuts (chilgoza) or walnuts (akhrot)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1 cup low-fat paneer (cottage cheese) , cut into 25 mm. (1”) cubes
1/2 cup boiled pasta (of your choice)
1/2 cup bean sprouts
6 to 8 cherry tomatoes
6 to 8 stuffed olives

  1. Combine all the salad ingredients together in a bowl and mix well. Refrigerate to chill.
  2. Just before serving, add the dressing and toss well. Serve chilled.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy200 cal
Protein6.9 g
Carbohydrates9.1 g
Fiber0.9 g
Fat15.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A146.9 mcg
Vitamin B1-0.3 mg
Vitamin B2-0.3 mg
Vitamin B3-0.3 mg
Vitamin C7.3 mg
Folic Acid0.4 mcg
Calcium186.7 mg
Iron0.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium0.2 mg
Potassium42.7 mg
Zinc0.2 mg


Italian Style Cottage Cheese Salad
 on 31 Jan 12 10:15 AM

Excellent salad..its really superb in taste and so easy to make.. and very colourful... surely an impressive dish to serve...