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Macaroni and Cheese (Makeover)

Macaroni and Cheese (Makeover)
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 6

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Love mac 'n cheese but not all the fat? Take comfort in our new and improved recipe, using fat-free sour cream and reduced-fat cheese. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Casserole

2
cups uncooked elbow macaroni (8 oz)
1/2
cup fat-free sour cream
2
cups fat-free (skim) milk
2
tablespoons finely chopped onion or 2 teaspoons dried minced onion
3
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon yellow mustard
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
2
cups shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)

Topping

2
tablespoons Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2
teaspoons olive or vegetable oil

Steps

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  • 1
    In 3-quart saucepan, cook and drain macaroni as directed on package. Return to saucepan; stir in sour cream. Cover to keep warm.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In 2-quart saucepan, stir milk, onion, flour, mustard, seasoned salt, red pepper and black pepper with wire whisk until smooth. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese until melted.
  • 3
    Add cheese sauce to cooked macaroni mixture; mix well. Spoon into baking dish. In small bowl, mix topping ingredients until crumbly. Sprinkle over casserole.
  • 4
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until edges are bubbly.

Expert Tips

  • Makeover recipes are comfort-food favorites that have been remixed with less fat and sugar so they're healthier.
  • Sharp Cheddar cheese, mustard and cayenne bump up the flavor of this reduced-fat version of macaroni and cheese.
  • You can omit the topping and just sprinkle with a little paprika before baking.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
4%
Sodium
740mg
31%
Potassium
240mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
7g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
45%
45%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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