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Whole Wheat Macaroni And Cheese Salad

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Ingredients
  Whole wheat macaroni 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Green beans 1 Pound, cut into 1 inch pieces (2 Cup)
  Diced carrots 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped green onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried dill weed 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  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

GETTING READY
1) Cook macaroni in plenty of boiling water with 1 tablespoon of oil.
2) Drain and rinse with cold water.
3) Cook green beans and carrots according to preferred method.
4) Drain if necessary.

MAKING
5) Combine macaroni, beans, carrots, and seasonings.
6) Process cottage cheese and ricotta in an electric blender.
7) Add mustard and lemon juice and blend until smooth.
8) Toss macaroni mixture with cheese dressing until well coated.
9) Chill the salad.

SERVING
10) Serve the salad as side dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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