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Easy Tex Mex Bake

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8 ounces uncooked thin mostaccioli
nonstick cooking spray
1 pound ground turkey or beef
1 package 10 ounce frozen corn, thawed, drained
2/3 cup bottled medium or mild salsa
1 16 ounce 1% low fat cottage cheese
1 egg
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, minced
1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/2 cup Monterey jack cheese, shredded

Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt. Drain and rinse well; set aside. Spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Add turkey(beef), cook until no longer pink. Stir in corn and salsa. Remove from heat. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine cottage cheese, egg, cilantro, pepper and cumin in bowl. Spoon half of turkey(beef) mixture in bottom of 11x7" baking dish. Top with pasta. Spoon cottage cheese mixture over pasta. Top with remaining turkey mixture. Sprinkle cheese over casserole. Bake 25-30 minutes or until heated through.

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