Posted by: Duke Raleigh Hospital | May 30, 2012

(Healthy) Mac n’ Cheese: comfort food FOR the heart!

A classic favorite, with skim milk and low-fat cheese, this recipe provides comfort for you and your heart!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ½ cup
Calories 200
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 34 mg
Sodium 120 mg

Servings and Times

Servings 8

Ingredients and Preparation    

Ingredients

Measures

Macaroni 2 cups
Onions, chopped ½ cup
Evaporated skim milk ½ cup
Medium egg, beaten 1
Black pepper ¼ teaspoon
Sharp cheddar cheese (4 ounce), finely shredded, low fat 1¼ cups
Nonstick cooking oil spray
Water

Directions

  1. Cook macaroni according to directions. (Do not add salt to the cooking water.) Drain and set aside.
  2. Spray a casserole dish with nonstick cooking oil spray.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  4. Lightly spray saucepan with nonstick cooking oil spray.
  5. Add onions to saucepan and sauté for about 3 minutes.
  6. In another bowl, combine macaroni, onions, and the remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  7. Transfer mixture into casserole dish.
  8. Bake for 25 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

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