Papaya and Cottage Cheese
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Recipe Checklist:
  • 1 Small Papaya (Halved and De-Seeded)
  • 1 Lime (Juiced)
  • 1 Cup of Cottage Cheese
  • ΒΌ Cup of Toasted Almond Slivers
  • 2 Fresh Mint Leaves
Tools & Equipment
  • Cutting Board
  • Chefs Knife
  • Measuring Cup
  • Measuring Spoons
Estimated Time
15 Minutes
Serves 2
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The preparation for this dish is very straightforward. Halve a ripe Papaya lengthwise with a Chef’s Knife. Tropical Papayas are preferred since they will be sweeter but the recipe will work with a Mexican Papaya as well, though it may have a muskier flavor. Remove the Papaya Seeds from the Papaya. It will form the basis of your dish. If working with Raw Almonds, Toast them.


Sprinkle the Papaya halves with Lime Juice. Top them with Cottage Cheese. Add Toasted Almonds. Finally, Garnish the two servings with the Mint leaves.

Serve immediately, or chill for 30 minutes before service. Do not hold for an extended period of time because the Papain in the Papaya and the Acid in the Lime Juice will impact the Cottage Cheese negatively making it break down and get watery.