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Creamy Macaroni and Cheese (Ada) Recipe

Looking for an easy Creamy Macaroni and Cheese (ADA) recipe? Learn how to make Creamy Macaroni and Cheese (ADA) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 6 servings



Enjoy this great low-fat, guilt-free version of a traditional favorite. Adapted from the American Diabetes Association. uncooked elbow macaroni margarine all-purpose flour lowfat milk reduced-fat cheddar cheese salt black pepper Tabasco sauce cooking spray cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Creamy Macaroni and Cheese (ADA)

8 oz uncooked elbow macaroni
2 tsp margarine
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cup lowfat milk (1082)
1 1/4 cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp Tabasco sauce
1 cooking spray

Recipe Directions for Creamy Macaroni and Cheese (ADA)

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook macaroni according to directions on box, omitting salt. Drain.

  2. In a small nonstick skillet, heat margarine over medium heat. Stir in flour and cook for 4??5 minutes to create a roux.

  3. In a small saucepan, add milk and bring to a boil; whisk in roux. Reduce to a simmer for 7 minutes.

  4. Add cheese (except reserved 2 tablespoons) to pan and whisk while simmering 2 more minutes. Add salt, pepper, and hot pepper sauce.

  5. In a large bowl, combine noodles and cheese sauce and mix well.

  6. Coat an 8-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray. Spread macaroni mixture in dish. Sprinkle remaining cheese over the top.

  7. Bake for 15 minutes.

Categories

Cheese, Dairy, Pasta, Main Dish, American, Bake, Boil, Simmer, Vegetarian, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 127.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
283
Calories from Fat
93
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.3g
16%
Saturated Fat
5.6g
28%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
28mg
9%
Sodium
389mg
16%
Potassium
163mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
33.6g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
3.9g
Protein
13.0g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 24% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in selenium
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