Pasta with Cottage Cheese Salad

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

Cool and refreshing. Lazy day recipe. Sit back and relax.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
of your favorite pasta ,such as rotini
1 c
broccoli florets
1 c
thin sliced carrots
1 c
cherry tomatoes, cut in 1/2
2 to 3
green onions, chopped
16 oz
large curd cottage cheese
1/2 c
original ranch dressing

Step-By-Step

1Cook pasta al dente in boiling water(about 8 minutes).Drain and rinse in cold water. Drain.
Combine pasta and vegetables in a large bowl. Add cottage cheese and dressing; mix lightly to blend. Chill until ready to serve. Sprinkle with paprika if desired.
2If desired add 1/2 cup chopped ham or other protein. Such as chicken , chopped up hot dogs, pepperoni, tuna,bologna, bacon,roast beef,a leftover hamburger , you can add olives or nuts too or cauliflower, zucchini. etc...

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian