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Protein Packed Ham & Cheese Pasta Salad

Prep.
Time

8

Min

Cook
Time

10

Min

Total
Time

18

Min

Introduction

By swapping mayonnaise with protein-packed Muuna cottage cheese, this creamy pasta salad has all of the avor, but less fat and more protein! Enjoy this recipe for lunch or as a main dish.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. Uncooked elbow macaroni (gluten-free pasta will also work)
  • 3 Containers of 5.3oz. Lowfat Plain Muuna cottage cheese (or 2 cups)
  • 1 cup Green peas, cooked
  • 1⁄2 cup Cherry tomatoes, halved (optional)
  • 1⁄2 cup Ham, diced
  • 1⁄2 cup Shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1⁄2 tsp. Garlic powder
  • Salt + Black pepper to taste

Instructions

1) Prepare pasta according to package instructions. Set aside to cool.

2) Once pasta is cooled, combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix until pasta is coated.

3) Chill in refrigerator until ready to enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Recipe Makes: 8 Servings
Calories:
217
Protein: 16g
Carbohydrates: 26g
Fat: 5g
Fiber: 2g

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