Mac & Cheese (High Protein) Recipe

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Submitted by c_ivany

Makes 8 servings



Nice creamy mac & cheese altered to raise protein for gastric bypass patient. 8 portions might be a little small for non bypass patients.

Recipe Ingredients for Mac & Cheese (High Protein)

3 tbsp Salted Butter
0.25 cup Wheat Flour, White, All-purpose, Enriched, Unbleached
1 tsp or 1 packet Mustard, Prepared, Yellow
0.5 tsp Salt, Table
0.25 tsp Pepper, Black
0.5 serving Dairy - 1% Milk (Lactaid)
1/2 cup 2% Cottage Cheese
1 serving Yogurt - Greek Plain (Liberte)
200 grams Dairy - Old Light Cheddar (Blue Menu)
2.66 serving Grains - Smart Pasta Macaroni (Catelli)
0.5 serving Breads - 100% Whole Wheat Bread (McGavins)
3 serving Fats - Olivina (Lactantia)

Recipe Directions for Mac & Cheese (High Protein)

  1. Cook pasta as directed.

  2. Melt butter in medium size pot.

  3. Add flour, mustard, salt and pepper.

  4. Cook for one minute.

  5. Add milk, cottage cheese and yogurt.

  6. Cook over medium heat until thickened.

  7. Add cheese and stir until melted.

  8. Stir in cooked pasta.

  9. Grate bread to make crumbs.

  10. Melt butter and add bread crumbs.

  11. Bake at 375 degree oven for 25-35 minutes.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 121.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
285
Calories from Fat
106
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.8g
18%
Saturated Fat
6.3g
31%
Trans Fat
0.2g
Cholesterol
26mg
9%
Sodium
475mg
20%
Potassium
22mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
28.9g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3.4g
14%
Sugars
2.6g
Protein
15.8g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 24% Iron 10%
* 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
C-
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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