Traditional macaroni and cheese is transformed by adding mushrooms, spinach, and tomato sauce. And it's ready in just 20 minutes!
Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain. Meanwhile, in a small bowl stir together ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, kosher salt, Italian seasoning and crushed red pepper. Set aside.
In a large nonstick skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add mushrooms; cook about 5 minutes or until tender. Add spinach. Cook and toss until wilted and liquid is evaporated.
Stir in cooked pasta, cheese mixture and pasta sauce; cook until bubbly. Sprinkle each serving with mozzarella cheese.
2 1/2 vegetable, 1 1/2 starch, 1 fat, 1 lean protein