- Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 331.3
- Total Fat: 7.4 g
- Cholesterol: 16.5 mg
- Sodium: 268.9 mg
- Total Carbs: 55.3 g
- Dietary Fiber: 7.1 g
- Protein: 17.2 g
Lighter Baked Macaroni & CheeseSubmitted by: MSPAULAK01
IntroductionFrom SkinnyTaste (with minor quantity adjustments) From SkinnyTaste (with minor quantity adjustments)
• 12 oz high fiber elbows like Ronzoni Smart Taste
• 2 T light butter
• ¼ c flour
• ¼ c minced onion
• 2 c skim milk
• 1 c fat free chicken broth
• 8 oz reduced fat shredded cheddar
• salt and pepper, to taste
• 120g baby spinach, torn to pieces
• 10g grated parmesan
• 20g Whole Wheat Panko breadcrumbs
• Pam butter flavored spray
In a large, heavy skillet, melt butter. Add flour and cook over low heat stirring with a whisk. Add onion and cook another 2 minutes. Add milk and chicken broth and continue whisking, raising heat to medium-high until it comes to a boil and becomes smooth and thick. Season with salt and pepper.
Once it becomes thick, remove from heat, add cheese and mix well until cheese is melted. Adjust salt and pepper to taste, add cooked macaroni and baby spinach. Pour into baking dish. Top with grated cheese and breadcrumbs. Spray a little more buttered flavor Pam on top.
Bake for 15-20 minutes, then broil for a few minutes to get the breadcrumbs golden.
Number of Servings: 6
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MSPAULAK01.