Orichetti Bake Recipe

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Orichetti Bake

Cara Noyes

By
@cnoyes

This is similar to a mac and cheese bake. It is tasty and warmly delicious!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 pkg
laughing cow swiss cheese
1/4 c
country crock spread (or butter)
3 1/2 c
milk, skim
1/4 c
wheat flower
1 c
cottage cheese
2 Tbsp
mustard
1 c
ham, diced
1 tsp
seasoned salt
1 tsp
garlic powder
dash(es)
salt and pepper to taste
1 c
shredded cheese
grated parmesan cheese to top recipe

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a microwavable mixing bowl, combine laughing cow cheese, butter spread, milk and wheat flour. Heat at 80% power for 3-4 minutes, until bubbly.
2
Whisk ingredients till smooth. Continue heating for an additional 2 minutes until mixture thickens.
3
Add in cottage cheese, pasta, mustard, ham, seasoned salt, garlic powder and shredded cheese. Mix together.
4
Pour into a lightly greased 8x8 baking dish. Bake at 400 degrees F for 45-50 minutes, until pasta is tender.
5
Top with parmesan and enjoy!
6
Options:
1)You can top the mixture with breadcrumbs before baking.
2) You may want to decrease the amount of mustard if it is too strong for your tastes.
3) I often use almond milk in this recipe for a nutty richness.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #cheese, #pasta, #orichetti