pasta with cottage cheese salad

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

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

serves 6 to 8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pasta with cottage cheese salad

  • 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
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How To Make pasta with cottage cheese salad

  • 1
    Cook 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.
  • 2
    If 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...
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