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Healthy Mac and Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy Healthy Mac and Cheese recipe? Learn how to make Healthy Mac and Cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by meganchristine504

Makes 4 servings



my attempt at a healthy mac and cheese

Recipe Ingredients for Healthy Mac and Cheese

1 cup elbow macaroni
1 cup nonfat milk
3 tablespoons wheat flour
2 tablespoons applesauce
1 cup Cottage Cheese

Recipe Directions for Healthy Mac and Cheese

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and reserve.

  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine milk, flour and salt and pepper to taste; whisk or beat until smooth. Add butter and cheese; microwave on high for 5 minutes and whisk until smooth. Microwave for an additional 4 to 5 minutes and whisk or beat until smooth and no lumps remain.

  3. Add cooked pasta to mixture; stir and serve.

Categories

Dairy, Side Dish, American

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 152.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
174
Calories from Fat
14
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.5g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
257mg
11%
Potassium
209mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
26.1g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
4.6g
Protein
13.2g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 12% Iron 6%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in thiamin
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