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Eatingwell's No-Bake Mac and Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy Eatingwell's No-Bake Mac and Cheese recipe? Learn how to make Eatingwell's No-Bake Mac and Cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by machine1k

Makes 4 servings



Not only is this ultra-creamy version of mac-and-cheese nearly as fast as the boxed variety, but your family will be able to pronounce every ingredient. If they aren't broccoli fans, substitute a frozen vegetable of your choice. -Eatingwell.com 8 ounces whole-wheat elbow noodles (2 cups) 1 10-ounce package frozen chopped broccoli 1 3/4 cups low-fat milk, divided 3 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper 3/4 cup shredded extra-sharp Cheddar cheese 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Recipe Ingredients for Eatingwell's No-Bake Mac and Cheese

8 oz (Eating Right) Whole Grain Rotini
6.4 grams Broccoli
206 grams 2% Reduced Fat Milk
43 grams 2% Reduced Fat Milk
29 grams (Market Pantry) Parmesan
84 grams Cheddar
28 grams Gold Medal All Purpose Flour
1 tsp Classic Dijon Mustard
1 tsp Garlic Powder
1 dash Salt, Table

Recipe Directions for Eatingwell's No-Bake Mac and Cheese

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook pasta for 4 minutes. Add frozen broccoli and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the pasta and broccoli are just tender, 4 to 5 minutes more.

  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 1/2 cups milk in another large pot over medium-high heat until just simmering. Whisk the remaining 1/4 cup milk, flour, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a small bowl until combined. Add the flour mixture to the simmering milk; return to a simmer and cook, whisking constantly, until the mixture is thickened, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and whisk in Cheddar, Parmesan and mustard until the cheese is melted.

  3. Drain the pasta and broccoli and add to the cheese sauce. Return to the heat and cook, stirring, over medium-low heat, until heated through, about 1 minute.

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Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 157.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
376
Calories from Fat
104
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.6g
18%
Saturated Fat
5.8g
29%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
33mg
11%
Sodium
345mg
14%
Potassium
125mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
50.6g
17%
Dietary Fiber
6.4g
26%
Sugars
5.6g
Protein
17.8g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 34% Iron 12%
* 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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Nutrition Grade
88% confidence
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