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Cheesy Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Cheesy Pasta recipe? Learn how to make Cheesy Pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ceciljbrown

Makes 8 servings



Pasta with pancetta/garlic/onion/cheesy sauce

Recipe Ingredients for Cheesy Pasta

1 lb penne pasta
1 cup cottage cheese
1/4 onion
4 cloves garlic
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup parmesan cheese
1/4 lb pancetta
1 orange, zest and juice

Recipe Directions for Cheesy Pasta

  1. Cook the pasta al dente, save about 3/4 cup of the liquid

  2. Heat the oil in a skillet and add the onion. Cook until soft

  3. Add the pancetta, chopped, and cook until crispy.

  4. Add the garlic, zest the lemon and orange directly into the skillet, and add the juice from each as well

  5. Add the cheese and chicken broth and bring to boiling to melt the cheese.

  6. Add the pasta, stir, and heat through.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 150.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
324
Calories from Fat
103
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.4g
18%
Saturated Fat
3.8g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
601mg
25%
Potassium
282mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
36.1g
12%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
2.5g
Protein
18.6g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 11% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in thiamin
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