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creamy lo-fat macaroni and cheese

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
sherry monfils
worcester, MA

I adapted my moms original recipe to make it lo-fat, but w/ all the taste!

★★★★★ 2
serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For creamy lo-fat macaroni and cheese

  • 2 c
    uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 c
    fat-free sour cream
  • 2 c
    fat-free milk
  • 2 Tbsp
    finely chopped onion
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    yellow mustard
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 2 c
    reduced-fat, shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp
    olive oil

How To Make creamy lo-fat macaroni and cheese

  • 1
    Cook pasta as directed, drain. Stir in sour cream, cover. Heat oven to 350. Spray a 8" casserole dish w/ cooking spray.
  • 2
    In lg saucepan, stir in milk, onion, flour, mustard, salt, pepper and pepper flakes. Whisk until smooth. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mix boils and thickens. Remove from heat and stir in cheese until melted.
  • 3
    Add cheese sauce to macaroni mix. Mix well. Spoon mix into casserole dish. In small bowl, mix breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese and oil until crumbly. Sprinkle over casserole. Bake 25 min or until bubbly.