1 cup cottage cheese ½ cup Parmesan cheese ½ cup ketchup 1 tsp. brown sugar ½ jalapeño ½ cup Italian parsley 1¼ cup milk 3 cloves garlic 1 onion – diced ¾ tsp. ground cumin ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. black pepper 2-3 tbs. butter 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded or your favorite ¼ cup Italian style breadcrumbs or homemade breadcrumbs 1 lb. of your favorite macaroni
Prepare the macaroni as directed. Combine in a food processor the cottage cheese, milk, Parmesan cheese, ketchup, brown sugar, jalapeño, garlic, parsley and seasonings. Heat a frying pan with butter and sauté the onions until softened and transparent. Heat another frying pan with a pat of butter; add the bread crumbs; toss and brown a bit. Preheat Oven 325 degrees: Butter a baking dish. Add the macaroni, the mixture from the food processor, the shredded cheese, the onions and toss. Top with the bread crumbs a few pats of butter and grated Parmesan cheese and a little shredded cheese. Bake 25 – 30 minutes; until slightly golden.
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