Easy Quark Cheese Salad

September 16, 2019

Quark Cheese Salad for those who like to try different salad recipes.

Prepare a healthy meal with this recipe that reflects the flavor of yogurt and cottage cheese. Combine the soft and light taste of quark cheese with greens and grapefruit.

Quark cheese, which is an alternative to fatty cheeses or yogurts for dieters, is a kind of curd cheese. It has a thick and creamy texture similar to yogurt. Quark, which is a source of protein, is a healthy dairy product with no added salt and sugar.

You can prepare many recipes with this cheese, which is an ideal option for vegetarians as it does not contain rennet. Here is one of them: Try making Practical and Healthy Quark Salad right away. Bon Appetit!

Quark Cheese SaladPhoto By Canva
Taste Score: %87
Difficulty Easy
Servings 4-6 people
Preparation 15 mins
Cooking 0 mins
Total 15 mins

Tips

  • Make sure to use fresh herbs.
  • You can use cottage cheese or cream cheese instead of quark cheese.
  • By reducing the amount of lettuce, you can add texture and flavor to salad with arugula.
  • In addition to walnuts, you can add bread crumbs, dried fruits or nuts.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Chop the lettuce and put it on a serving plate. Add chopped parsley, chopped cucumbers, radishes and carrots into thin circles.
  2. Add the chopped onion and capia pepper.
  3. Clean and slice the grapefruit and add them.
  4. For the sauce, mix lemon juice, grapefruit juice (half), olive oil and salt and spread over the salad. Then add the quark cheese. Sprinkle with walnuts and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Quark Cheese Salad
Serves 4-6
Amount Per Serving
Calories215
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 15 mg5%
Sodium 522 mg22.7%
Potassium 394 mg8.4%
Protein 9.6 g19.2%
Total Fat 15 g19.2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

What Is Quark Cheese?

Quark cheese is a type of curd cheese. It is a fresh dairy product made by adding lactic acid to milk. It has a soft cheese texture and mild flavor. This is a cheese between cream cheese, greek yogurt and cottage cheese.In addition to its smooth consistency, it has a high protein ratio. It is oil-free generally. It is widely used in Swedish cooking.

It is a creamy cheese that is preferred with its mild flavor in meals. It can be consumed in every meal. It can be used to give consistency in sweet or savory dishes. It is generally used in salads and pastries such as pizza, donuts.

Quark is not a yogurt. It is preferred in some recipes instead of greek yogurt.

What Does Quark Taste Like?

Quark cheese is light and creamy. It is neither sweet nor sour. It has the consistency of yoghurt. It is preferred to give more consistency to the food it is put into instead of taste. It tastes very similar to yogurt or cottage cheese.

Is Quark Healthy?

Most varieties of quark cheese do not contain added sugar and salt. Also, it does not contain rennet, which is found in other cheeses. This can make it a healthier choice among dairy products.

What Are The Best Substitutes for Quark Cheese?

Some of the cheese and yoghurt varieties you can use instead of quark such as cream cheese, cottage cheese, mascarpone and ricotta cheese or greek yogurt.

  1. Greek Yoghurt: You can prefer greek yoghurt, which is very similar to quark cheese in texture, in dip sauce and cream recipes.
  2. Cream Cheese: You can prefer it instead of quark cheese, especially in cheesecake making. In addition, cream cheese is an ideal substitute for other baked goods.
  3. Sour Cream: You can choose sour cream in recipes that require quark texture and flavor. It is an ideal substitute for dip sauces.
  4. Cottage Cheese: You can prefer cottage cheese instead of quark cheese for cold salads such as potato salad or pasta salad.

What Is The Difference Between Quark And Cream Cheese?

One of the differences between cream cheese and quark cheese is the fat content. Quark has a lower fat content than cream cheese. In addition, the production methods are among the features that distinguish these two cheeses from each other. Also, there is no salt addition in quark cheese.

What Is The Difference Between Quark And Cottage Cheese?

One of the differences between these two cheeses is that quark cheese is softer. Although their texture is similar, quark cheese has higher protein and lower fat and sugar ratio.

How To Use Quark?

Quark can be used in many recipes. Other delicious recipes you can make with Quark, which is used in both sweet and savory dishes:

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