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5 Minute Ricotta Bake

Cauliflower Ricotta bake

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An easy, quick mug meal after weight loss surgery. It is high in protein. 

Ingredients

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  • 1/3 c cauliflower rice
  • 1/4 cup no sugar added tomato sauce
  • 1/2 ricotta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon mozzarella cheese (optional)

Instructions

  1. Add 1/3 cup of cauliflower rice to the your mug. Then top with ¼ cup sugar-free marinara sauce and ½ cup of part skim ricotta. Next, mix together in the mug.
  2. Place in microwave and cook for 3-4 minutes on high. Remove mug and add 1 tablespoon mozzarella cheese (if using) on top. Then place back in microwave for 20 seconds. Voila! Enjoy.

Notes

Pureed:

  • Omit the cauliflower and use smooth sugar free tomato sauce
  • Or you can puree it afterwards in a bullet or food processor

Soft:

  • Serve as is. May need to reduce portions to ¼ cup cauliflower, 1/3 ricotta and 1/8 cup marinara.

Regular:

  • Serve as is