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Mega Mac & Cheese Recipe

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


Submitted by rlaplan

Makes 4 servings



A lighter more satisfying version of mac and cheese.

Recipe Ingredients for Mega Mac & Cheese

3 cup (1" pieces) Cauliflower
4.5 oz Smart Taste Elbows
2 tbsp Light Sour Cream
2 slice 2% Milk American Singles
4 serving size Light Swiss Original

Recipe Directions for Mega Mac & Cheese

  1. Place cauliflower in a large microwave-safe bowl; cover and microwave for 3 minutes. Uncover and stir. Re-cover and microwave for 2 - 3 minutes, until hot. Drain excess liquid.

  2. Roughly chop cauliflower, return to the bowl, and cover to keep warm.

  3. In a medium-large pot, cook pasta per package instructions, about 7 minutes. Drain pasta and stir into cauliflower. Cover to keep warm.

  4. In a medium microwave-safe bowl, mix sour cream, cheese slices, and cheese wedges, breaking slices and wedges into pieces. Microwave for 20 seconds. Stir well. Microwave for another 20 seconds, or until cheeses have melted. Stir well.

  5. Add cheese mixture to the large bowl and thoroughly stir. Enjoy!

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 162.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
189
Calories from Fat
44
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.9g
8%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
17mg
6%
Sodium
413mg
17%
Potassium
132mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
30.4g
10%
Dietary Fiber
5.5g
22%
Sugars
4.5g
Protein
10.1g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 69%
Calcium 35% Iron 7%
* 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
88% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin C
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