Awesome! No Bake ~ Macaroni and Cheese

Health score
28%
Awesome! No Bake ~ Macaroni and Cheese
45 min.
16
445kcal

Ingredients

  •  bell pepper chopped
  •  bell pepper chopped
  • Handful cilantro leaves chopped
  • 16 ounces curd cottage cheese 
  • cloves garlic chopped
  • 0.5 cup catsup 
  • pound .5 oz. macaroni 
  • pound .5 oz. macaroni 
  • 0.5 cup milk 
  • 16 servings olive oil for drizzling
  • oz cheddar cheese shredded
  • 10 ounces pkt spinach frozen
  • 0.5  onion sweet chopped

Equipment

  • food processor
  • pot

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. Add the frozen creamed spinach and continue to saut until the spinach is thawed.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

Nutrition Facts

Calories445kcal
Protein13.43%
Fat42.89%
Carbs43.68%

Properties

Glycemic Index
15.63
Glycemic Load
0.86
Inflammation Score
-9
Nutrition Score
19.926086956522%

Flavonoids

Epigallocatechin 3-gallate
0.01mg
Apigenin
0.01mg
Luteolin
0.24mg
Kaempferol
1.25mg
Myricetin
0.2mg
Quercetin
2.46mg

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:444.87kcal
22.24%
Fat:21.28g
32.73%
Saturated Fat:5.46g
34.14%
Carbohydrates:48.76g
16.25%
Net Carbohydrates:46.09g
16.76%
Sugar:5.51g
6.13%
Cholesterol:19.91mg
6.64%
Sodium:272.33mg
11.84%
Protein:14.98g
29.97%
Vitamin K:96.21µg
91.63%
Selenium:43.2µg
61.71%
Vitamin A:2376.82IU
47.54%
Manganese:0.73mg
36.65%
Vitamin C:25.24mg
30.6%
Phosphorus:243.99mg
24.4%
Vitamin E:2.92mg
19.5%
Calcium:169.15mg
16.92%
Folate:61.04µg
15.26%
Magnesium:55.1mg
13.77%
Vitamin B2:0.22mg
12.68%
Vitamin B6:0.23mg
11.27%
Copper:0.22mg
10.92%
Zinc:1.64mg
10.91%
Fiber:2.66g
10.65%
Potassium:347.87mg
9.94%
Iron:1.48mg
8.22%
Vitamin B3:1.41mg
7.06%
Vitamin B1:0.1mg
6.43%
Vitamin B5:0.57mg
5.7%
Vitamin B12:0.31µg
5.22%
Vitamin D:0.2µg
1.32%
Source:Foodista