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Heather Leigh's Whole Wheat Lightened Up Mac and Cheese Recipe

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Submitted by hgielrehtaeh

Makes 12 servings



whole wheat pasta, cauliflower, and light dairy cut down the calorie count of this dish... and make it much healthier!!

Recipe Ingredients for Heather Leigh's Whole Wheat Lightened Up Mac and Cheese

16 oz whole wheat penne, cooked
16 oz cauliflower, cooked
8 oz light cheddar cheese, shredded
2 c low fat milk
6 egg whites
1/2 t hot sauce
1/2 t dry mustard
1/2 t pepper

Recipe Directions for Heather Leigh's Whole Wheat Lightened Up Mac and Cheese

  1. Mix cooked penne and cauliflower together. Place half in a 9 x 13 pan.

  2. Top with half the shredded cheese.

  3. Place the other half of the penne and cauliflower on top of the bottom layer.

  4. Cover with the rest of the cheese.

  5. Whisk the rest of the ingredients together.

  6. Pour the liquids over the dish.

  7. Bake at 350 until set and golden brown on top.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 152.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
237
Calories from Fat
67
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.4g
11%
Saturated Fat
4.3g
22%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
22mg
7%
Sodium
186mg
8%
Potassium
223mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
31.0g
10%
Dietary Fiber
5.0g
20%
Sugars
3.3g
Protein
14.6g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 21% 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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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in vitamin C
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