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Healthy Macaroni And Cheese

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This is a recipe for healthy macaroni with cheese. The main ingredients cheese, milk and fats all are low calorie and the pasta is made of whole wheat making food healthier. Try this recipe and know the difference.
  Whole wheat pasta 1 Pound
  Frozen pureed squash 20 Ounce
  Fat free milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Reduced fat cheese 3 Cup (48 tbs) (4 Cheese Mexican Brand)
  Fat free cottage cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat panko bread crumbs 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil spray 1

Pre-heat oven 375 degrees

Cook pasta as directed on package, (under cook time by 2 minutes). Drain and transfer to a large bowl.

Place squash puree and milk in a sauce pan cook over medium heat 15 minutes, until mixture is almost simmering.
Remove from heat and add cheese blend, cottage cheese, mustard, salt and pepper to taste.

Pour cheese mixture over pasta and stir to combine. Transfer to a olive oil sprayed baking dish.

Combine bread crumbs and parmesan cheese. Sprinkle over the top of the pasta and cheese. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from oven and let it stand for 5 minutes.

Makes 6-8 servings.

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Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Cheese, Pasta
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Do you think pleasing guests at home could be a tricky thing? Well, then this classic, creamy, cheesy, indulgent, kid-friendly staple is likely to be a hit. Juan Montalvo uses low fat cheese, milk and fat to whomp up a delicious yet healthy mac and cheese that is indeed a treat.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1026 Calories from Fat 348

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60.5%

Saturated Fat 21.7 g108.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 106.6 mg35.5%

Sodium 1535.8 mg64%

Total Carbohydrates 110 g36.8%

Dietary Fiber 16.5 g66%

Sugars 13.2 g

Protein 74 g148.6%

Vitamin A 465.4% Vitamin C 12.3%

Calcium 190.1% Iron 23.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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