Healthier Mac and Cheese


User Avatar
Member since 2007
No Video

Serves 6 | Prep Time | Cook Time

Why I Love This Recipe

Macaroni and Cheese: serves 6

Per serving: 133 Calories (kcal); 3g Total Fat; (21% calories from fat); 12g Protein; 13g

Carbohydrate; 8mg Cholesterol; 237mg Sodium


Ingredients You'll Need

1 1/2 cups elbow macaroni -- uncooked and a whole grain
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons reduced-calorie margarine
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 1/2 cups skim milk
4 ounces fat-free cheddar cheese --
shredded
4 ounces reduced fat Monterey Jack
cheese -- shredded
1/4 cup chopped parsley


Directions

Cook elbow macaroni according to package directions, omitting salt; drain. Rinse


macaroni under cold running water, and drain again. Set macaroni aside.


Sauté onion in margarine in a medium saucepan until tender. add flour and pepper,


stirring until smooth. Cook 1 min, stirring constantly. Gradually add milk, cook mixture


over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Stir in cheeses, reduce heat and cook until


cheeses melt.


Remove from heat, and stir in reserved macaroni, and parsley. Spoon mixture into a 1 1/2


quart casserole. Bake at 350 F for 30 minutes.


Questions, Comments & Reviews



More Great Recipes: Pasta
The Official "Burnt" Movie Cookbook
By Burnt Movie Cookbook

7 Recipes

51081 Downloads
FREE
'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

6 Recipes

11274 Downloads
FREE
Disney's Tinker Bell Secret of the Wings Cookbook
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

450 Downloads
FREE
Torta Cubana
Torta Cubana
Slutty Brownies
Slutty Brownies
Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart