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Classic Macaroni and Cheese - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Classic Macaroni and Cheese - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 8

(159 ratings)

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

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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.
Ingredients:
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
Directions:
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.
8 ENJOY!

Ratings & Reviews
(159 ratings)
Amazing!
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
good.
Reviewed By: marriedmomo3
My family even ate it. That matters.
Dec 13, 2008
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