High-Protein Cottage Cheese Queso Dip

published: February 25, 2024

updated: February 25, 2024


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3 ingredients are all it takes to whip up a batch of our flavorful High Protein Cottage Cheese Queso Dip. With 15g of protein per serving, this is the perfect way to enjoy the queso dip while still hitting your goals!

3 Reasons Why You Should Try This Recipe

  1. It's so easy. Not only is this dip delicious and protein-packed, but it requires just 3 ingredients and a quick blend – it doesn't get any easier!
  2. Crowd-pleaser. Even the most devoted queso lovers will agree that this lightened-up, high-protein version is a hit!
  3. Versatility. Queso goes on EVERYTHING, we know that right? The same applies to our cottage cheese queso dip. Use it as a chip dip, add it to your burrito bowl, or pour it over nachos – endless possibilities!

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High Protein Cottage Cheese Queso Dip

This lightened-up, protein-packed version of queso dip will be your new favorite way to enjoy queso!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 117 kcal


  • 1 High-speed blender
  • 1 Measuring cups


  • 16 oz. Low-fat cottage cheese I used Good Culture brand
  • 10 oz. Can Rotel Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies
  • 1 cup Reduced-fat shredded Mexican cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Add cottage cheese, shredded cheese, and Rotel to a high-speed blender or food processor.
  • Blend on high until smooth and creamy (cottage cheese is fully incorporated)
  • Add salt, pepper, and additional seasoning to taste.
  • Warm dip in microwave for 15 second intervals, stirring in between each interval. When warmed through, enjoy with your favorite dippers!


You can customize your queso dip by adding any additional spices or swapping out your shredded cheese for another variety. Try adding a packet of taco seasoning for a robust taco dip experience!
This dip can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days in an airtight container.
When reheating, you may experience some separation. Re-heat in intervals, stirring as you go.


Calories: 117kcalCarbohydrates: 4.5gProtein: 15gFat: 5g
Keyword High Protein Dip
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About the author, Tami Smith

Hi, I'm Tami, a certified macro coach, nutritionist and personal trainer! I love creating and sharing quick and easy macro-friendly recipes, and working out in my garage gym!

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