30 Minute Protein Pasta Skillet

A gluten-free, meat-free pasta dish that will satisfy the whole family.

30 Minute Protein Pasta Skillet

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4-6


  • 1 box of gluten free penne pasta
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp pink salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 jar pasta organic sauce
  • 1 large container of full fat cottage cheese 24 ounces
  • 3 eggs at room temperature, beaten
  • 4 Tbsp finely grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups of mozzarella cheese, grated


  1. Cook pasta according to package.
  2. In a 12-inch skillet, heat the olive oil and the diced onion and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Add the minced garlic and continue to cook, stirring frequently, until the garlic is fragrant and the onion is softened and translucent.
  4. In a separate small bowl, place the cottage cheese, eggs, parmesan cheese, and spices. Set the mixture aside.
  5. In the 12-inch skillet add the al dente noodles and cheese mixture and 1/3 of the grated mozzarella cheese.
  6. Cover the skillet and bring to a simmer over low to medium heat.
  7. Top with remaining cheese.

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