Cheese curd – one of the most underrated dairy products. They are a real hidden gem when it comes to making healthy, delicious dishes. Cheese curds have an extremely delightful and appealing texture that everyone will fall in love once they try it. They are rubbery and squeaky; some people also refer to it as “squeaky.”
Eat them raw as a snack or use as an ingredient in other dishes, cheese curds can be the best appetizer or side dish for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
And the best part about cheese curds is that they are full of nutrition, which makes them a healthy option to include in any meal.
So, without any delay, let me share some of the best cheese curd recipes that you with definitely fall in love with.
Poutine without a doubt comes first when it comes to best cheese curds dishes. A Canadian delicacy, that is loved by many people around the world, Poutine is a combination of beautiful flavours and textures all in a single bowl.
First, you need to cook some crispy French fries. Now pour the fries in a bowl, season them with cheese curds and lastly pour some hot gravy on top. Delicious mouth-watering poutine is ready to eat.
For a different version of poutine, you can use sour cream instead of gravy, season it with veggies and enjoy.
Fried Cheese Curds
Fried cheese curds – another famous cheese curd dish, after poutine. It’s also a common dish that can be found at carnivals or fairs.
To make restaurant-style fried cheese curds, all you need is to prepare a batter using flour, milk, baking powder, an egg, and salt. Once the batter is ready, dip the cheese curds in the mixture and deep fry until golden brown. Your delicious fried curds are ready to enjoy.
Cheese Curd Burger
Yes, it’s not chicken, beef or veg; it’s a cheese curd burger. It wouldn’t surprise me if you have never heard of this delicious recipe, but I can assure you, it won’t disappoint.
It’s not that different than a regular burger, prepare your burger as you normally would. Add raw or fried cheese curds and crispy ham on top of the burger, and you can thank me once you try it.
If you want to make your burger healthy, you can also completely replace the patty with cheese curds.
Cheese Curd Chilly
Cheese curd chilly – another delicious cheese curd dish. This dish is straightforward and easy to cook. Similar to other Chilly recipes, you just need to add some cheese curds in your Chilly recipe to make it cheese curd chilly. But always fry the cheese curds before adding into the chilly to enhance the taste of the dish.
You can eat the cheese curd chilly as an appetizer or serve as a side for Hakka noodles, fried rice, cocktails or beer.