Macroni & Cheese (the healthy way)

Need to cook more healthy for my husband and found this in a diabetic/heart cookbook. It is so easy and so good, you won't miss the unhealthy versions.

Macroni & Cheese (the healthy way)

Photo by janet v.


  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    cup dried elbow or small shells

  • ½

    cup egg beater

  • 1

    cup fat free evaporated milk

  • 1

    cup small curd low fat cottage cheese

  • ¼

    cup fat free shredded cheddar cheese

  • 2

    tbsp parmesan cheese

  • dash of salt

  • 1

    tsp pepper

  • 1

    tsp thyme

  • 1

    tsp paprika

  • dash of nutmeg

  • dash of cayenne pepper

  • 2

    tsp dried chives

  • 1

    tbsp dijon mustard

  • ¼

    cup bread crumbs

Directions

1. Cook pasta in boiling salt water, till al dente, drain and set aside. 2. In a bowl mix all ingredients from egg beater thru dijon mustard, mixing well. 3. Add pasta to bowl and coat to cover well. 4. Spray a 2 quart baking dish. 5. Add pasta/cheese mixture into dish. 6. Top with bread crumbs, dab 1 tbsp butter sub on top. 7. Bake uncovered 1 hour. 8. Remove and let sit 5 minutes before serving.


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