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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 286.2
  • Total Fat: 7.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 12.7 mg
  • Sodium: 345.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 42.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 13.8 g

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Deceptively Delicious Mac & Cheese ( With some modifications)

Submitted by: NIGHTSHADE1020

Introduction

This mac & cheese packs Cauliflower & Winter Squash purees to make a more healthy meal.Serves 6
original recipe does not have parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs. If not using breadcrumbs and parm cheese deduct 25 calories from serving.
This mac & cheese packs Cauliflower & Winter Squash purees to make a more healthy meal.Serves 6
original recipe does not have parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs. If not using breadcrumbs and parm cheese deduct 25 calories from serving.

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    Ingredients:

    * Winter Squash, 1/2 cup, cubes (puree)
    * *Pasta, Barilla small shells(or any small pasta), 8 oz
    * Cheddar or Colby Cheese, Low Fat, 1 cup, shredded
    * Evaporated Milk, 5 oz
    Water 3 oz
    * Flour, whole grain, 1 TBSP
    * Olive Oil, 1 tbsp
    * Cauliflower, frozen, cooked, 1/2 cup (puree)
    Breadcrumbs about 1/2 cup (optional )
    Parmesan cheese 1 TBSP(optional)
    Salt & Black pepper to taste . Paprika works well too.

Directions

Cook Pasta according to directions till al dente.
While cooking pasta, coat a pan with non stick spray. Add oil and flour stir until a thick paste ( roux)
Do not brown. about 1-2 minutes.
Add the milk cook stirring until mixture thickens about 3-4 minutes.
Add the veggie purees,cheese and seasonings and stir until the cheese is well melted and sauce is smooth. Stir in the macaroni .Pour into a pan and spread breadcrumbs &Parmesan cheese on top. Bake for 20 minutes.
Serves 6 ( or serves 8 as a side dish calories for 8 servings Cal: 194 Fat : 4 g {sat fat1.2g} Sodium: 247 Chol:4.1 Fiber: 2.5 Carbs:31 Protein:9.5)

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NIGHTSHADE1020.






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  • I bought Seinfeld's book years ago and seriously, my kids think this is the way to make mac n cheese. They love it, and so do I! Pureed cauliflower is so versatile! - 1/20/11

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  • My 3 year old loved it! We will be having this again. - 11/10/10

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