Recipe of the Day: Low Fat Mac & Cheese

September 25, 2013

Recipe courtesy of MyDailyMoment

Put cheesy mac on the menu tonight. This is a lower-fat version of a comfort food classic. It's every bit as good without all the added baggage. Use your noodle and give it a try tonight.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups skim milk
  • 1 1/2 cup (6 oz.) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp. low-sodium Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. hot sauce
  • 4 cups hot cooked medium elbow macaroni


Methods/steps:

  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; add flour. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly with a wire whisk. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; add cheeses and next 4 ingredients, stirring until cheeses melt. Combine cheese sauce and macaroni in a bowl; stir well. Serve immediately.


Additional Tips
Ready in 20 min

Main Ingredient
Cheese
Butter
Macaroni & Cheese

Cooking Method
Sautée

Difficulty
Easy

Course/Dish
Pasta

Healthy Eating
Kid Pleaser

Makes
6 servings

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