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New Macaroni and Cheese
New Macaroni and Cheese

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 10

(53 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 247
Protein: 13 g
Carbs: 34 g
Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 466 mg
Fiber: 1 g

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Macaroni and cheese is the ultimate comfort food and one the whole family enjoys. Try this healthy and just as tasty version - no guilt involved!
2 1/2 cups elbow macaroni
2 1/2 Tbsp trans free margarine or butter
1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp ground mustard
1/8 tsp white pepper
1/2 tsp paprika
1 qt lowfat milk, heated
1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce (optional)
2 cups lowfat cheddar cheese, shredded
2 Tbsp grated parmesan cheese
2 Tbsp fresh bread crumbs
1 Preheat oven to 350 F.
2 Cook macaroni in boiling water until firm-tender, about 8 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.
3 In a medium sauce pan, melt margarine or butter over low heat. Add flour, mustard, white pepper, and paprika to the melted margarine; cook the sauce for 2 minutes, stirring continuously. Do not brown.
4 Slowly add hot milk whisking frequently. Cook over low heat, whisking often until it is smooth and thick.
5 Add Worcestershire sauce, cheddar cheese, and parmesan cheese to the white sauce. Stir over low heat until cheese melts.
6 Remove sauce from heat and add macaroni. Mix well and place in a lightly greased 13"x9" baking pan. Cover with foil.
7 Bake for 30 minutes. If desired, sprinkle the bread crumbs over macaroni and cheese. Bake uncovered for 3-5 minutes, until lightly browned.
8 Serving Size: 3/4 cup.

Ratings & Reviews
(53 ratings)
Reviewed By: Diet.com Member
This is a great recipe for Mac and Cheese.
Jan 09, 2011
Reviewed By: Smarty9430
Awesome...I love Mac and Cheese...and this recipe is great!!
Apr 05, 2010
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