Recipe - Crunchy Cottage Cheese Roll

23 Oct 2018 / Food and Wine Pairing

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With the colder days approaching, we call for warmer dishes. A healthy snack or appetizer that will comfort the hungrier stomachs - a crunchy cheese roll with basil and sun-dried tomatoes made specially to pair with the Aveleda Loureiro wine.


  • 1 onion
  • ½ celery
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • Olive oil
  • 3 cottage cheese
  • 100 g of bread crumbs
  • 50 g of oats
  • 1 tablespoon of powdered garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of sweet chili
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano
  • 3 eggs
  • 50 g of minced pistachio
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 30 g of dried tomatoes
  • 10 g of basil
  • Bread crumbs to sprinkle

Pre-heat the oven (180ºC). Place the minced onion, celery and garlic cloves in a small pot, add the olive oil and let it brown. Add the cottage cheese and stir until well mixed. Remove from the stove and add the bread crumbs, the oats, the powdered garlic, sweet chili, oregano, eggs and pistachios. Season with salt and pepper and mixed everything. Line a baking tray with a baking sheet and sprinkle oats. Spread the mix on the tray and place the sun dried tomatoes and basil leaves on top. Roll the dough, add a little bit of olive oil and bake for 30 minutes in the oven. Serve with a light salad.

Written by Aveleda

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