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5 Minute Basil Cottage Cheese Dip

This smooth, aromatic and bright dip is versatile and crowd-pleasing. 

Course Appetizer
Keyword basil dip, cottage cheese dip, easy dip
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 6
Author Olive Jude


  • 1 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 16 ounces cottage cheese
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 tsp red paper flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • basil leaves for garnish


  1. Add basil leaves and garlic to a food processor and pulse until chopped.

  2. Add the cottage cheese, lemon juice, and red pepper flakes and mix until blended and smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste and mix again.

  3. Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with basil leaves.

  4. Serve with crackers or crudités.

Recipe Notes

I used 4% Milk Fat Cottage Cheese in this recipe.