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Cottage Cheese – The Forgotten High Protein Food?

This is a delicious dish and another great recipe using cottage cheese as one of the ingredients. With Fall approaching and people having the desire to fire up the oven more, give this one a try. If you love meat pies or want something different for dinner, then this dish is for you! Enjoy!

Beef Cottage Cheese Pie

• One 9” unbaked pie crust

• 1 onion chopped 

• 2 cloves garlic, minced or use jar minced garlic (2 tbsp.)

• 1 pound of lean ground beef 

• 2 eggs -beaten 

• 1/3 cup ketchup

• 3 tbsp. mustard

• 2 tbsp. flour

• ½ teaspoon dried marjoram leaves 

• ½ tsp. salt and ¼ tsp. pepper (or to taste)

• 1 cup small curd cottage cheese

• 2 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese (or use the shaker cheese)

Bake Time: 35 minutes 

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4-6 servings 

Directions: Preheat oven to 350F. Line a pie pan with the pie crust and flute the edges. 

Cook the onion, garlic, and ground beef in a skillet over med. Heat until ground beef is cooked. Stir and pour f any grease. 

Add the ketchup, mustard, flour, marjoram leaves, salt and pepper to the mixture in the skillet and cook for an additional 3 minutes while stirring. Remove from heat and let cool for 10 minutes. Add mixture to pie crust and even the surface. 

In a small bowl, beat the eggs, Parmesan and the cottage cheese. Mix thoroughly. Pour this mixture over the meat in the pie pan.   

Bake in a 350F degree oven for 35- 40 minutes until the filling is set, and the crust edges are golden brown. Cool for 5 minutes. Cut into wedges to serve.