Comfort Food Supper
Pair this comfort food recipe of creamy pasta with a serving of brightly colored seven-layer salad when you need to feed a small crowd in a hurry. (Serves 6)
• Seven-layer salad Layer 6 cups torn iceberg lettuce, 1 (15-ounce) can rinsed and drained kidney beans, 2 cups diced tomatoes, 1 cup diced cucumbers, and 1 cup julienne-cut carrot in a large bowl. Combine 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream and 1/2 cup light ranch dressing; spread sour cream mixture over carrot. Top with 1/2 cup (2 ounces) preshredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese; cover and chill.
• Low-fat chocolate chip ice cream
Total time: 40 minutes
1. While water for pasta comes to a boil:
• Assemble salad.
2. While pasta cooks:
• Prepare cheese sauce.
Cooking Light, November 2007
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