Cheesey Mac With Vegetables Recipe

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CHEESEY MAC WITH VEGETABLES

Happy Cook

By
@SeaBreezeKitchen

Made for the May Curious Cuisiners meeting by Mary Shreves. This was a meeting favorite- who doesn't love mac and cheese and especially with a healthy twist. This one is only 242 calories per cup serving.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
uncooked macaroni
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 3/4 c
skim milk
3 1/2 oz
reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese
6 oz
reduced-fat processed cheese product
1 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp
black pepper
6 oz
baby spinach
1 can(s)
(14 oz) no salt added petite diced tomatoes, drained

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375. Prepare large casserole dish with nonstick spray. Cook macaroni according directions, omitting salt or fat. Set aside.
2
Heat large pot over medium heat. Place flour in pot and gradually add milk, stirring with whisk until well blended. Continue to cook on medium heat, stirring frequently until thickened, about 6 minutes. Add cheeses and stir until melted. stir in Worcestershire and pepper.
3
Remove from heat. Add spinach and mix well. Add tomatoes and macaroni and mix well to combine.
4
Pour into prepared pan. Bake uncovered, 30-35 minutes. Remove from oven to cool.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Fat
Other Tag: Healthy