Awesome! No Bake ~ Macaroni and Cheese!


½ sweet onion – chopped
6 cloves garlic – crushed & chopped
1 bell pepper – chopped
10 oz. package frozen creamed spinach
Handful cilantro – chopped
½ cup ketchup
16 oz. container cottage cheese
½ cup milk
8 oz. cheddar cheese - shredded
1 lb. of you favorite macaroni
Olive oil for drizzling

Heat a large saucepot with a drizzle of olive oil and add the onion, garlic, bell pepper and cilantro and let sauté until the onion is clear. Add the frozen creamed spinach and continue to sauté until the spinach is thawed. Add the ketchup and stir, continuing to sauté 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 sautéing 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.

This is a great way to kick up macaroni and cheese. Serve as a side dish or just a simple main dish with a colorful side salad.

Enjoy with Lots and Lots of Love,


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