Hearty Healthy Mac and Cheese

Lillian Patterson

By
@edwardnortonfan

Usually when I hear "healthy" I run in the opposite direction, especially when combined with something like mac and cheese, but this recipe was delicious. It was flavorful and creamy and didn't taste like any flavor had been sacrificed in the name of making it healthy. Healthy doesn't have to mean bland! This recipe is a keeper.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

8 oz
low fat cottage cheese
2 c
low fat sharp cheddar cheese
1 small
onion
3 clove
garlic
1 c
low fat milk (i used almond milk)
1 pkg
whole grain macaroni
1 Tbsp
garlic salt
3 Tbsp
paprika
1 Tbsp
spicy brown mustard

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare macaroni until "al dente." I boiled mine for about 5 minutes and it was good to go. Drain and set aside.
2
Process milk, onion, garlic, cottage cheese, cheddar cheese, mustard, paprika, and garlic salt in blender until smooth. Stir macaroni and cheese mixture until well combined.
3
Pour macaroni mixture into greased baking pan and bake at 350 for about 20 minutes until top is golden brown and insides are bubbly. Serves 6.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #low-fat, #Cheesey