Fiery Korean Cottage Cheese and Squash Stir-Fry

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What Started it all:
Cottage Cheese, Squash, onions, microwave

Get ready to experience bold and vibrant flavors with this Korean-inspired stir-fry! This dish combines the creaminess of cottage cheese with the earthy sweetness of squash and the punchy taste of onions. Perfect for a quick and delicious meal for four, prepared in the microwave for ultimate convenience.


  • 2 cups cottage cheese
  • 2 medium-sized squash, thinly sliced
  • 2 large onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons gochujang (Korean chili paste)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated
  • 1 tablespoon honey or brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 green onions, chopped (for garnish)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds (for garnish)


  1. In a small bowl, mix together the gochujang, soy sauce, sesame oil, minced garlic, grated ginger, honey or brown sugar, and black pepper until well combined. Set aside.
  2. Thinly slice the squash and onions. Place them in a microwave-safe dish.
  3. Microwave the squash and onions on high for 5-7 minutes, or until they are tender but still slightly crisp.
  4. Add the cottage cheese to the microwaved vegetables. Pour the prepared sauce over the mixture and toss everything together until evenly coated.
  5. Microwave the entire mixture for an additional 2-3 minutes, ensuring the cottage cheese gets warmed through and the flavors meld together.
  6. Remove the dish from the microwave. Garnish with chopped green onions and sesame seeds before serving.

This Fiery Korean Cottage Cheese and Squash Stir-Fry is a quick, bold, and flavorful dish that brings together creamy, spicy, and savory elements in perfect harmony. Enjoy this easy-to-make meal with your family or friends, and savor the taste of Korean-inspired cuisine with a fiery twist!

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