Cottage Cheese and Chickpeas with Chili Powder

Cottage Cheese and Chickpeas with Chili Powder

Cottage cheese is making a comeback!

This high-protein powerhouse is low in calories and makes a filling snack any time of day. In this recipe, it’s anything but basic, paired with creamy chickpeas and the exotic flavors of chaat masala and smoky chili powder.

If you can’t find chaat masala, use curry powder.

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Cottage Cheese and Chickpeas With Chili Powder

Cottage cheese is low in calories and makes a filling snack any time of day.

Course Snack
Keyword cottage cheese
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 2 servings
Calories 199 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • cups reduced-fat (2%) cottage cheese
  • 1 pinch red chili powder
  • 1 pinch chaat masala powder*
  • ½ cup chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed, drained
  • 2 to 3 fresh chives, finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Place cottage cheese into two medium serving bowls.

  2. Sprinkle evenly with chili powder and chat masala powder; mix well.

  3. Top evenly with chickpeas and chives. 

Recipe Notes

Tip: Chat masala powder is an Indian spice blend with dry mango powder, cumin powder, and several other ingredients—available at any Indian grocery store.

Nutrition Facts
Cottage Cheese and Chickpeas With Chili Powder
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 199 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 671mg 28%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Sugars 6g
Protein 23g 46%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
½ Tuber/Legume Carb
1 Dairy

P90X3 Portions
½ Carb
1½ Protein

Body Beast Portions
½ Legume
3 Protein

Portion Fix Containers
1 Red
½ Yellow

2B Mindset Plate It!
Enjoy as part of breakfast. Add veggies for a great lunch.

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Photo by Kirsten Morningstar

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