Dry, mild cow's milk cheese that crumbles easily into fine bits. Often sprinkled on top of soups, beans, and tacos. Named for the town of Cotija in Michoacan, Mexico.
Cotija is sold in small pressed rounds or already grated. It can be found in Mexian markets and is increasingly common in general supermarkets in the U.S.
- Sweet Potato, Red Onion & Cotija Stacks
- Mashed Sweet Potato, Apple and Cotija Quesadillas
- Nopales and Cotija Salad With Spicy Cilantro Vinaigrette
- Chicken & Cotija Fajitas With Creamy Cilantro Refried Beans
- What Is Grated Cotija Cheese?
- Black Beans and Cotija Cheese Dip
- Corn, Scallion and Cotija Dumplings in a Coconut Corn Broth