Lighter Baked Macaroni and Cheese
Lighter Baked Macaroni and Cheese
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    I have gotten many requests to make a low point mac and cheese recipe. Here’s a baked macaroni and cheese recipe that even got my skeptical daughter’s approval.

    Ingredients

    • 12 oz high fiber elbows like Ronzoni Smart Taste
    • 1 tbsp butter
    • 1 tbsp light butter
    • 1/4 cup flour
    • 1/4 cup minced onion
    • 2 cups skim milk
    • 1 cup fat free chicken broth
    • 8 oz Sargento 2% reduced fat mild cheddar
    • salt and pepper
    • 4 cups baby spinach
    • 1/8 cup grated parmesan
    • 1/4 cup seasoned whole wheat bread crumbs
    • cooking spray

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 215 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 9 g 13.49%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 25.51%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 28 mg 9.44%
    • Sodium: 422 mg 17.59%
    • Calcium: 525 mg 52.52%
    • Potassium: 48 mg 1.36%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.77%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 50 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 39 g 156.18%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 47.39%
    • Vitamin C 16.46%
    • Vitamin D 6.32%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy2 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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