Looking for an easy dinner that the whole family will love? Stop searching, because I got you! I guarantee this one will make it into your monthly rotation. I mean, who doesn’t love pasta? This is the type of comfort food that feels good even after eating it.
This alfredo sauce is made with…*drumroll please*…cottage cheese. I know some of you are ready to hit the x on this whole page now, but just trust me. You’ll be blending away all of the texture, and the final result actually tastes like alfredosauce. Seriously.
Cottage cheese + chicken + chickpea pasta gives you a high-protein dinner that will fill you up and keep you satiated all night.
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Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
1 c unsweetened nut milk
1 1/2 c cottage cheese
8 oz chickpea pasta
2 c cherry tomatoes
3 c baby spinach
8 oz rotisserie chicken or cooked chicken breast
salt & pepper (to taste)
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
1/4 c parmesan cheese (grated)
Cook pasta according to package directions. Set aside.
Combine nut milk, cottage cheese, seasonings, and parmesan cheese in a blender. Blend until smooth.
Pour the mixture into a saucepan on low-medium heat. Slowly bring the sauce to a simmer.
Cook and stir the sauce until thickened. Add in pasta, chicken, tomatoes, and spinach. Fold ingredients into the sauce until spinach has softened.
*need more servings? Double the ingredients to make more servings for larger families or to have leftovers for the next day!