Mac & Cheese- high protein, low fat

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 226.2
  • Total Fat: 2.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 9.2 mg
  • Sodium: 543.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 18.2 g

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Submitted by: GOTTAHAVEATRI

Introduction

Super quick, super cheap, healthy twist on the ol' kraft dinner. Instead of putting in butter with the cheese powder, add cottage cheese, peas, egg white and pepper. When you've added the extra ingredients, put it on low heat to simmer for 5 minutes or until it reaches the desired consistency. Season as desired- tabasco or salt improves the taste.
NOTE: this recipe is best made with white macaroni & cheese (not yellow), but I couldn't find the nutritional info for unprepared white mac & cheese.
Super quick, super cheap, healthy twist on the ol' kraft dinner. Instead of putting in butter with the cheese powder, add cottage cheese, peas, egg white and pepper. When you've added the extra ingredients, put it on low heat to simmer for 5 minutes or until it reaches the desired consistency. Season as desired- tabasco or salt improves the taste.
NOTE: this recipe is best made with white macaroni & cheese (not yellow), but I couldn't find the nutritional info for unprepared white mac & cheese.

Number of Servings: 3

Ingredients

    cottage cheese, peas, egg white, pepper, white macaroni and cheese, kraft dinner

Directions

Makes 2-2.25 cup servings, or 3-1.5 cup servings

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GOTTAHAVEATRI.





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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I clicked "view full nutritional breakdown" and got enuf info to use the following measurements: 1/4 C frozen peas, 1/4 C milk 1%, 1 large eggwhite, 1 tsp pepper, and .17 C cottage cheese 1% , or between 1/5 and 1/4 Cup. - 4/17/11

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I enjoyed this recipe, but it would be helpful if you would explain the measurements you used. - 10/29/10

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