Ingredients: 1 bell pepper – chopped,Handful cilantro – chopped,16 ounces container cottage cheese,6 cloves garlic – crushed& chopped,1/2 cup ketchup,1 pound of you favorite macaroni,1/2 cup milk,Olive oil for drizzling,8 oz. cheddar cheese- shredded,10 ounces package frozen creamed spinach,1/2 sweet onion – chopped
- Heat a large saucepot with a drizzle of olive oil and add the onion, garlic, bell pepper and cilantro and let saut until the onion is clear.
- Add the frozen creamed spinach and continue to saut until the spinach is thawed.
- Add the ketchup and stir, continuing to saut on low.In a food processor combine the cottage cheese, milk and 4 oz. of the shredded cheddar cheese. Process until the cottage is smooth.Prepare the macaroni as directed.
- Add the cooked macaroni to the saucepot with the sauting spinach and toss add the processed cottage cheese mixture and toss. Turn off heat. Top with the remaining 4 oz. of cheddar cheese. Cover and let the cheddar cheese melt. This takes only a second or two.