Weight Watchers Baked Mac and Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy weight watchers baked mac and cheese recipe? Learn how to make weight watchers baked mac and cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by fireball80

Makes 8 servings



baked mac and cheese

Recipe Ingredients for weight watchers baked mac and cheese

12 oz uncooked macaroni, elbow-type
1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
12 oz fat-free evaporated milk
8 oz low-fat cheddar or colby cheese, shredded
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp table salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
2 tbsp dried bread crumbs
2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for weight watchers baked mac and cheese

  1. * Preheat oven to 350F.

  2. * Cook pasta according to package directions without added fat or salt; drain and transfer to a large bowl. While pasta is still hot, stir in sour cream; set aside.

  3. * Heat milk in a small saucepan over medium heat until tiny bubbles appear just around the edges (known as scalding). Reduce heat to low, add cheese and simmer until cheese melts, stirring constantly with a wire whisk, about 2 minutes; remove from heat and stir in mustard, salt, pepper and nutmeg.

  4. * Add cheese mixture to pasta; mix well. Transfer to a 3-quart casserole dish.

  5. * Combine bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese; sprinkle over pasta.

  6. * Bake until top is golden, about 30 minutes. Yields about 1 cup per serving.

Categories

Pasta, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 134.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
355
Calories from Fat
123
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.7g
21%
Saturated Fat
8.1g
40%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
42mg
14%
Sodium
356mg
15%
Potassium
303mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
40.5g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
6.8g
Protein
16.7g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 36% 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
B-
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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