Light Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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


Submitted by wizardofoz

Makes 8 servings



Reduced fat/reduced calorie homestyle macaroni and cheese. Makes great leftovers.

Recipe Ingredients for Light Macaroni and Cheese

2 1/2 cups skim milk
1/4 cup all purpose flour
6 oz cheese, cheddar, medium, light
2 oz light cream cheese
6 cups macaroni
1/2 tsp mustard powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp black pepper

Recipe Directions for Light Macaroni and Cheese

  1. In medium saucepan, combine the milk and flour until smooth. Cook over medium high heat until mixture is bubbly and thickened, about 7-8 minutes.

  2. Stir in mustard powder, salt, paprika, pepper and cheeses until cheeses are completely melted. (Optional: stir in 1/4 cup chopped green onion)

  3. Combine cheese sauce with cooked macaroni. Transfer to a large casserole dish that has been sprayed with non-stick spray.

  4. Bake at 350 degrees F, uncovered for 30 minutes.

  5. Serve immediately.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 214.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
285
Calories from Fat
58
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.5g
10%
Saturated Fat
3.4g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
23mg
8%
Sodium
372mg
15%
Potassium
176mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
40.1g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
5.0g
Protein
16.0g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 25% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
Legend

Fat
Protein
Carbs
Alcohol
Other

Calorie Breakdown
Nutrition Breakdown
Daily Values
Daily Values

Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  •  
    Join Calorie Count - it's easy and free!
    CREATE FREE ACCOUNT
    Advertisement
    Advertisement