Mac Attack

Mac Attack Recipe

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This is a healthy revamp of Mac and Cheese


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8 servings
15 Min
45 Min


  • 2 1/2 c
    1% milk
  • 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    each dry mustard and salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    each paprika and black pepper
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 oz
    light cream cheese
  • 1/4 c
    minced onions
  • 3 Tbsp
    parmesan cheese
  • 6 c
    cooked elbow macaroni, you can use whole wheat

  • 1/4 c
    unseasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp
    parmesan cheese

How to Make Mac Attack


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the milk and flour until smooth. Cook over medium high heat until mixture is bubbly and thickened, about 7-8 minutes.
  2. Stir in dry mustard, salt, paprika, pepper, all cheeses, and onions. Continue to cook until cheeses are completely melted.
  3. Combine cheese sauce with cooked macaroni. Transfer to a large casserole dish that has been sprayed with non stick spray.
  4. Mix bread crumbs and parmesan cheese. Sprinkle over macaroni. Bake at 350, uncovered, for 30 minutes. Serve immediately.

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About Mac Attack

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Canadian
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tag: Healthy

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