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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 831.5
  • Total Fat: 42.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 163.4 mg
  • Sodium: 511.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 61.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.5 g
  • Protein: 53.4 g

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Low Sodium Mac & Cheese with Ground Beef & Broccoli

Submitted by: REVCORNIE
Low Sodium Mac & Cheese with Ground Beef & Broccoli

Introduction

You need to cut the cheese in half to make this a lower cal version, but it still beats Kraft M&C for the sodium content all week long. And the portion size is HUGE! You need to cut the cheese in half to make this a lower cal version, but it still beats Kraft M&C for the sodium content all week long. And the portion size is HUGE!
Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    Cook 4 oz pasta in boiling water till "al dente," then drain in colander.

    Brown ground beef in pan, add 1/2 C finely chopped onion, and cook till onion is clear. Add 1C mushrooms, stir.

    WHITE SAUCE: While beef mix is cooking to finish, put 2 Tbs butter in medium saucepan. Add 1 C water, 1/3 C instant nonfat dry milk (can use 1 C milk instead), and bring to a simmer. Sprinkle in 1 Tbs of flour, stir still smooth and it begins to thicken. Add 1C of shredded cheddar cheese and stir till smooth. Add pepper to taste.

    Add pasta to sauce, broccoli and meat mixture also. Stir together. Pour into sprayed baking dish & cook for 20 minutes at 350 degrees.

Tips

FLOUR--the recipe doesn't allow for small amounts. You may need only 2tsp for the sauce to thicken.


Directions

Cook pasta in boiling water. Drain.
Cook white sauce in medium sauce pan over medium heat. Stir constantly.
Cook casserole in 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.
Makes 2 one dish meals or 4 small servings that need a couple of veggies or a salad to complete the meal.


Serving Size: Makes 2 large one bowl meals or 4 small servings (415 cal)

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user REVCORNIE.






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