Baked Macaroni, Cheese & Spinach
INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: 6
  • 15 oz. tub low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 1/4 cups skim milk
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 2 tsp. prepared brown mustard
  • 1 1/2 tsp. hot sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 lb. bag elbow macaroni - prepared as directed
  • 2 cups shredded low-fat cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups torn fresh spinach
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese - low-fat okay
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp. paprika
DIRECTIONS
  1. -Spray a 13" X 9" X 2" or 3 quart baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. -In a food processor or blender, mix ricotta, milk, egg substitute, mustard, hot sauce, salt, and pepper. Process until smooth.
  3. -In a saucepan over low heat, stir together cooked macaroni, cheddar, and spinach until cheese melts and spinach wilts.
  4. -Stir ricotta mixture into macaroni mixture, then scrape into prepared baking dish.
  5. -In a small bowl, combine Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, and paprika. Sprinkle evenly over macaroni and cheese.
  6. -Bake in a 375 degree oven for 25 minutes.
  7. Notes: Low Fat!
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Low Fat!