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Whole Wheat Macaroni Salad with Cheese Dressing

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Ingredients
  Whole wheat macaroni 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Boiling water 4 Cup (64 tbs) (Or As Needed)
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Green beans 1 Pound, cut into 1-inch pieces to make approximately 2 cups
  Diced carrots 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dill 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cottage cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ricotta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Prepared mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Cook macaroni in plenty of boiling water to which 1 tablespoon oil has been added.
Drain and rinse with cold water.
Cook green beans and carrots according to preferred method.
Drain if necessary.
Combine the macaroni, beans, carrots and seasonings.
Process cottage cheese and ricotta in electric blender.
Add mustard and lemon juice and blend until smooth.
Toss macaroni mixture with cheese dressing until ingredients are well coated.
Chill and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1847 Calories from Fat 533

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g89.2%

Saturated Fat 24.8 g123.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 148.1 mg49.4%

Sodium 3280.1 mg136.7%

Total Carbohydrates 235 g78.5%

Dietary Fiber 50.7 g202.9%

Sugars 34.2 g

Protein 102 g203.7%

Vitamin A 1014.4% Vitamin C 192.7%

Calcium 103.1% Iron 79%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Whole Wheat Macaroni Salad With Cheese Dressing Recipe