Baked Macaroni, Cheese & Spinach
1 pound elbow macaroni
15 oz. low fat ricotta cheese
1 3/4 cups skim milk
1/2 cup egg substitute
2 teaspoons brown mustard
1 −2 teaspoons Tabasco sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
2 cups shredded low fat cheddar cheese
2 cups torn fresh spinach leaves
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup fine bread crumbs
1 teaspoon paprika
Preheat oven to 375F. Spray a 9 X 13 or 3 quart baking dish with
nonstick spray oil. Cook macaroni according to package directions.
Meanwhile, in a food processor or blender, mix ricotta cheese,
milk, egg substitute, mustard, Tabasco sauce, salt and pepper.
Process until smooth. Drain macaroni, return to pot and add
shredded cheddar and spinach. Stir until cheese melts and spinach
wilts. Stir in ricotta mixture and scrape into prepared baking
dish. In a small bowl, combine Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs,
and paprika. Sprinkle evenly over macaroni and cheese. Bake at
375F for 25 minutes. Serve hot.