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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 209.7
  • Total Fat: 6.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 74.3 mg
  • Sodium: 383.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 17.5 g

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Macaroni and cottage cheese

Submitted by: AQUAJANE

Introduction

Variations on Slim Gourmet Mac and Cheese from Cooks.com, although their caloric calculations are much lower, probably from calculating this as a side dish. I like to bake this over spinach and/or add diced cooked ham for a heartier main dish. Great with a simple salad in warm weather or bowl of hearty tomato, black bean or pumpkin soup when it's chilly outside. Variations on Slim Gourmet Mac and Cheese from Cooks.com, although their caloric calculations are much lower, probably from calculating this as a side dish. I like to bake this over spinach and/or add diced cooked ham for a heartier main dish. Great with a simple salad in warm weather or bowl of hearty tomato, black bean or pumpkin soup when it's chilly outside.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 c. cooked macaroni (preferably whole wheat)
    1 t. minced garlic (1 clove) or dijon mustard
    1 c. lowfat cottage cheese
    1 egg
    4 T shredded cheese (about 2 oz.; cheddar used in calculations but Italian blend works well)
    breadcrumbs (1 oz used in calculations, but optional)


    salt, pepper to tast

Directions

Grease casserole dish or baking pan. Mix milk and cottage cheese thoroughly (I use an immersion blender) and add egg. Then add garlic or dijon, salt and pepper, grated cheese and cooked macaroni. Pour into the greased pan (on top of spinach if desired) and top with breadcrumbs if desired. Bake for about 1 hour until egg set all through. Makes 4 dinner servings or 8 as side dish

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AQUAJANE.






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  • It was a little bland. - 11/4/11

    Reply from AQUAJANE (11/5/11)
    I looked up the recipe on cooks.com, and it lists 1 c skim milk. It also lists the calorie count as 80 per 8-oz cup, which seemed far too low. Sorry I don't know how to edit the recipe once posted.


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  • What is the oven temp? I set my oven for 300 a very small fast baking apartment size oven. Thanks - 8/22/11

    Reply from AQUAJANE (8/22/11)
    Oops. I don't remember. My default oven temperature is 350 F, and I usually don't bake below 325 unless specified in the recipe, but I'd be interested in hearing if 300 works.


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