Grapefruit with Cottage Cheese

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

  • About

Cottage cheese has just the right bland flavour to combine perfectly with citrus fruits. Both are popular as a salad but in this recipe grapefruit and cottage cheese together make an unusual first course.


  • 3 grapefruit
  • 350 g/12 oz cottage cheese
  • 2–3</


Cut the grapefruit across the centre and loosen the segments of fruit in each half. Tip the grapefruit segments and juice out into a basin. With the fingers pull away the membrane and pith from the centre of the grapefruit so that the shells may be used for serving. With a pair of scissors snip a zig-zag round the rim of each shell and then set aside.

Remove the pips from the segments o