True Lemon Creamy Crab Macaroni Bake

Description

An easy to throw-together recipe with a lemony cheese sauce that’s scrumptious with crab and pasta!

Ingredients

2 cups cottage cheese
1 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
4 packets True Lemon
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon of dried dill weed
2 teaspoons of olive oil
2 cups finely chopped celery
2 cups chopped scallions
8 ounces fresh crab meat, or canned
8 ounces of elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Spray oval baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. In blender or food processor, combine cheese, broth, True Lemon, mayonnaise, and dill; puree until smooth. Set aside.
  4. In a nonstick skillet, heat oil and add celery and scallions.
  5. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently for about 4-5 minutes; until vegetables are softened.
  6. Stir in crab meat, cooked macaroni, and vinegar; cook 2 minutes.
  7. Remove skillet from heat; stir in reserved cheese mixture.
  8. Transfer mixture to prepared baking dish; bake 15-20 minutes, until bubbly.