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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 320.0
  • Total Fat: 15.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 47.5 mg
  • Sodium: 578.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 15.7 g

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Whole Wheat Mac N Cheese Surprise

Submitted by: CLEWIS0607

Introduction

The surprise? Pureed butternut squash. This lighter version of mac n cheese uses less flour and butter and substitutes half the milk for chicken stock. Still extremely creamy and flavorful. For a complete meal try adding chicken or tuna and whatever veggies you have on hand. The surprise? Pureed butternut squash. This lighter version of mac n cheese uses less flour and butter and substitutes half the milk for chicken stock. Still extremely creamy and flavorful. For a complete meal try adding chicken or tuna and whatever veggies you have on hand.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 cups uncooked whole wheat elbow macaroni
    2 Tbsp butter
    2 Tbsp flour
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp black pepper
    1/4 tsp ground mustard
    1/4 tsp Worcestershire sauce
    1 cup nonfat milk
    1 cup fat free, reduced sodium chicken stock
    1/2 cup pureed butternut squash
    4 oz grated cheddar cheese

Directions

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Cook macaroni as directed on package.

3. While macaroni is cooking, melt butter in 3-quart saucepan over low heat. Stir in flour, salt, pepper, ground mustard and Worcestershire sauce using a whisk. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly; remove from heat. Stir in milk and chicken broth. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly with whisk. Boil and stir 1 to 2 minutes; remove from heat. Stir in cheese and squash until cheese is melted and squash is blended.

4. Drain macaroni. Gently stir macaroni into cheese sauce. Pour into ungreased 2-quart casserole. Bake uncovered 20-25 minutes or until bubbly.

Makes 4 servings (about 1 cup each)

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CLEWIS0607.






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