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Low-Fat Mac and Cheese with Broccoli

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Ingredients
  Elbow macaroni 8 Ounce
  Broccoli 10 Ounce
  Almond milk 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs), divided
  Whole wheat flour 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground white pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shredded sharp cheddar cheese 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Parmesan 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
Directions

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Macaroni, Pasta
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
2
After you see this recipe video, you will be eating a LOT of mac and cheese. It is great that there is a whole lot of in the broccoli there - it is one vegetable that most kids never eat but of course they always love mac and cheese so they won’t be saying no to this one! Finding a healthy way to make mac and cheese can be quite a challenge. This recipe replaces white macaroni with a whole wheat one. Making a cream sauce is just so easy, with very little fat and still tons of flavor. Substitute milk or crea

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1355 Calories from Fat 472

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g84%

Saturated Fat 31 g155.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 46 mg15.3%

Sodium 1151.3 mg48%

Total Carbohydrates 182 g60.8%

Dietary Fiber 16.1 g64.6%

Sugars 60.2 g

Protein 42 g83.7%

Vitamin A 27.7% Vitamin C 211.3%

Calcium 57.8% Iron 23%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Low-Fat Mac And Cheese With Broccoli Recipe Video