Home > Nutrition > Healthy Recipes > Macaroni And Cheese  
Classic Macaroni and Cheese - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Classic Macaroni and Cheese - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 8

(160 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 100
Protein: 8 g
Carbs: 13 g
Fat: 2 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 135 mg
Fiber: 1 g

Save As Favorite
Print This Recipe
Send to a friend
Forget about salty, high-fat boxed or frozen macaroni and cheese - this recipe is healthy, low-fat and scrumptious! Serve with steamed veggies of your choice.
2 cups macaroni (try whole wheat!)
1/2 cup chopped onions
1/2 cup evaporated skim milk
1 medium beaten egg
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 1/4 (4 ounces) cups finely shredded low-fat sharp cheddar cheese
Cooking spray
1 Cook macaroni according to directions. (Do not add salt to the cooking water.) Drain and set aside.
2 Spray a casserole dish with nonstick cooking oil spray.
3 Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray saucepan with nonstick cooking oil spray.
4 Add onions to saucepan and sauté for about 3 minutes.
5 In another bowl, combine macaroni, onions, and the remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.
6 Transfer mixture into casserole dish. Bake for 25 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
7 Serving size: 1/2 cup.

Ratings & Reviews
(160 ratings)
Reviewed By: Diet.com Member
I Compared it to Boxed Mac & Cheese! What a difference! Over 200 Calories different That`s what! I will never eat ...
Mar 13, 2011
Reviewed By: marriedmomo3
My family even ate it. That matters.
Dec 13, 2008
View All Reviews
Next Recipe
Magnificent Meatloaf Magnificent Meatloaf
Category: Main Dish
Calories: 268

Features from Our Dietitian
Dietitian Consult
Meghan Tiernan (MS, RD, LDN) is a registered dietitian with a passion for helping others achieve a healthy lifestyle. She strives to help others learn the most nutritious way to eat, in order to achieve good health.
Managing Your Sweet Tooth on a Diet
I don't know about you, but I get a craving for something sweet almost every day. While ...
For the Love of Peanut Butter
If you ask anyone who knows me what my favorite food is, most would answer the same thing: ...
Summer Smoothies
Smoothies are an easy and refreshing way to get a few servings of fruit - and sometimes ...
Sweet Treats of Summer: Low Calorie Desserts
While summertime is a time of staying fit to look good in tank tops, dresses and bathing ...

McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams