Cottage Cheese Salad with Mint and Hot Pepper in album food

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A plate with a mix of cottage cheese, diced green hot peppers, and fresh mint leaves, with some bread and pickled herring around the edge

Jul 12th, 2011, by Alex Zorach

This shows a cottage cheese salad that I made as part of a meal which also includes pickled herring (lower left) and whole-grain bread (lower right). It was a hot day when I made this, and I wanted something light, fresh, and cooling. The cottage cheese salad is the main focal point of this meal, so here are the ingredients:

It was really really good! I made this particular combination again several times, often with different peppers but always with good results. I also sometimes like to add cucumber, especially when I have access to some of the interesting varieties of cucumber that I have been finding lately at local farmer's markets.