- Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 211.2
- Total Fat: 4.7 g
- Cholesterol: 11.3 mg
- Sodium: 497.5 mg
- Total Carbs: 24.0 g
- Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
- Protein: 18.8 g
Slim 'N' Trim Macaroni and CheeseSubmitted by: RD03875
IntroductionThis is a favorite of my family. It uses cottage cheese and evaporated milk but tastes great!
I did substitute Dreamfields macaroni since it's low carb This is a favorite of my family. It uses cottage cheese and evaporated milk but tastes great!
I did substitute Dreamfields macaroni since it's low carb
3 1/2 cups cooked, drained elbow Macaroni, I use Dreamfields low carb pasta
1 3/4 cup low fat sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup finely chopped Onions
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 TBS chopped Parsley
1 3/4 cup low fat or fat free Cottage Cheese
1/2 cup evaporated skim milk
2 TBS Dijon Mustard
salt and pepper to taste if desired
1 slice cooked bacon
1 slice whole wheat Bread, crumbled
3 TBS grated Parmesan Cheese
I like to add herbs and other various spices to make it different.
In a large bowl, combine macaroni, cheddar cheese, onion and parsley
In blender or food processor combine cottage cheese, milk and mustard. Process until smooth.
Pour over macaroni mixture and mix thoroughly.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Turn into 2 quart casserole dish coated with non-stick spray
Crumble bacon and mix with bread crumbs and Parmesan.
Sprinkle over casserole
Bake 20 minutes
Makes 8 - 1 1/2 cup servings
Number of Servings: 8
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RD03875.