Greek-Inspired Cottage Cheese and Canned Fish Stir-Fry

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What Started it all:
Cottage Cheese, Garlic, canned fish (tuna, sardines), wok

This unique Greek-inspired stir-fry combines the creamy texture of cottage cheese with the savory flavors of garlic and canned fish. It's a quick and nutritious meal that's perfect for a weeknight dinner. Using a wok ensures that all the ingredients are cooked evenly and quickly.


  • 2 cups cottage cheese
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cans tuna or sardines (in olive oil), drained
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 zucchini, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


  1. Prepare the Ingredients: Mince the garlic. Finely chop the onion. Slice the red bell pepper and zucchini. Drain the canned fish and set aside.
  2. Heat the Wok: Place the wok over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil and allow it to heat up.
  3. Cook the Aromatics: Add the minced garlic and chopped onion to the wok. Stir-fry for about 2-3 minutes until the garlic is fragrant and the onion is translucent.
  4. Add the Vegetables: Add the sliced red bell pepper and zucchini to the wok. Stir-fry for another 4-5 minutes until the vegetables are tender but still crisp.
  5. Incorporate the Canned Fish: Add the drained tuna or sardines to the wok. Stir gently to combine with the vegetables.
  6. Add Cottage Cheese and Seasonings: Stir in the cottage cheese. Add the lemon juice and dried oregano. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir-fry for another 2-3 minutes until everything is well combined and heated through.
  7. Serve: Divide the stir-fry among four plates. Garnish with freshly chopped parsley.

This Greek-inspired stir-fry is a delightful mix of textures and flavors, combining the creaminess of cottage cheese with the savory notes of garlic and canned fish. It's a nutritious and satisfying dish that’s sure to become a favorite. Enjoy!

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