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Low Fat Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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A family favorite recipe made healthy and low fat! This version of low fat macaroni and cheese is made with non-fat Cheddar cheese and skim milk. Baked in the oven, it turns out creamy and light. You could also substitute reduced-fat cheese for the non-fat if desired or preferred.

Meal with low fat macaroni and cheese side dish

Recipe Ingredients

8 ounces low carb dry macaroni
2 cups skim or non-fat milk
2 tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 2 cups non-fat shredded Cheddar cheese
Salt to taste (optional)

Recipe Directions

Cook macaroni per package instructions, until just tender... al dente. Drain, rinse and set aside.

Mix together 1/2 cup of the milk along with flour, pepper and Worcestershire sauce until smooth.

Into a medium or large saucepan, add remaining 1-1/2 cup milk and bring to a gentle boil over medium heat, stirring constantly to avoid sticking.

Add the flour to the heated milk and cook, while continuing to stir, for 1-2 minutes. This will be the thickening sauce for the cheese.

Now add 1-1/2 cup of cheese to the milk and stir until the cheese is melted. Remove from heat and stir in the macaroni until combined well.

Spread macaroni into a greased (with your choice of cooking spray), casserole dish.

Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top and bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Remove from oven and let set for 5 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1 piece
Calories: 232; Total Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 8mg; Protein: 20g; Fiber: 1g; Sodium: 338mg

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