Meatless Monday: A Healthy Spin on Classic Macaroni and Cheese

April 23, 2012 at 1:05 pm Leave a comment

Ingredients:

– 2 c macaroni
– 1/2 c onions, chopped
– 1/2 c evaporated skim milk
– 1 medium egg, beaten
– 1/4 tsp black pepper
– 1 1/4 c low-fat cheddar cheese, finely shredded
– As needed, nonstick cooking spray

Directions:

1. Cook macaroni according to directions, but do not add salt to the cooking water. Drain and set aside.
2. Spray casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
3. Lightly spray saucepan with nonstick cooking spray. Add onions and saute for about 3 minutes.
4. In another bowl, combine macaroni, onions, and rest of ingredients and mix.
5. Transfer mixture into a casserole dish.
6. Bake for 25 minutes, or until bubbly. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition info per 1/2c serving:

Calories 200
Total fat 4g
Cholesterol 34mg
Sodium 120mg
Protein 11g
Carbohydrates 29g

*Recipe from National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute*

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