One of my favorite ways to use cottage cheese with pasta with less fat and more protein - simple, healthy and delicious! It's a favorite from the talented Mollie Katzen.
Prep Time10 minutesmins
Cook Time10 minutesmins
Total Time20 minutesmins
Author: Martha | Simple Nourished Living
2cupslow fat cottage cheese, at room temperature
¼cupminced scallions or chives
1teaspoongrated lemon zest
Black pepper to taste
½poundorzo (rice shaped pasta)
Grated Parmesan cheese
Cook the orzo in plenty of boiling salted water until tender. While the orzo is cooking, place the peas in a colander in a the sink.
While the water boils and orzo cooks, in a medium-sized bowl, combine the cottage cheese, salt, scallions, lemon zest, and black pepper. Mix until well combined.
When the orzo is done, drain into the colander right onto the peas.
Shake off the excess water and dump into the bowl with the cottage cheese mixture.
Stir gently and sprinkle with grated parmesan.
Serve warm or at room temperature.
Serving Size: about ¾ cupWeight Watchers PointsPlus: *6Weight Watchers SmartPoints: *7Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints *6Click here to see your WW PersonalPoints for this recipe and track it in the WW app or site.Recipe Source: Mollie Katzen
Orzo with Cottage Cheese and Peas Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 /6th recipe)
Calories 229Calories from Fat 20
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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