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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 130.5
  • Total Fat: 3.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 36.6 mg
  • Sodium: 221.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 9.5 g

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Tomato, Macaroni & Cheese

Submitted by: SHARON632

Introduction

Low fat but creamy and delicious adapted from EverydayHealth.com Low fat but creamy and delicious adapted from EverydayHealth.com
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 cups elbow macaroni or other pasta
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    1/2 cup nonfat evaporated milk
    1 egg
    1/4 tsp. black pepper
    1-1/4 cups low-fat cheddar cheese

Directions

Cook pasta per package directions but without salt, then drain and set aside.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Prepare baking/casserole dish by spraying with nonstick cooking spray.

Saute onions in a pan sprayed with nonstick cooking spray for about 3 minutes. Then combine with the reserved pasta and add the rest of the ingredients. Mix thoroughly and transfer to baking/casserole dish.

Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Makes 8 servings



Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHARON632.






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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great, can't wait to try it, but--where are the tomatoes? It's called Tomato Mac & Cheese but there are no tomatoes in the ingredients...should I just add a can...? - 12/28/11

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    We had a 15 oz can of diced tomatoes and mixed half of it on the other ingredients and it came out incredible! - 8/5/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I used whole wheat elbows, canned diced tomatoes, and fat free kraft shredded cheddar. I baked mine with a light panko breadcrumb topping and baked chicken. It was really good. I understand it is supposed to be low sodium, but I did need to add a little bit of sea salt for flavor. I will make again! - 1/17/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I really enjoyed this recipe. My husband loved it too! I mixed in 15 oz diced tomato and herbs. I will try adding garlic to it next time! - 7/10/10

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  • I use to have a mac and cheese recipe that included tomato. Cook mac and poor off water, mix in grated cheese, cook mac in oven, maybe 350 degrees, slice fresh tomatoes on top, layer grated cheese on top, bake in oven long enough to melt cheese and cook tomatoes a little. It was very good.
    - 10/7/13

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  • Did not use tomatoes and added lean ham cubes. It was a hit with the entire family. - 12/22/11

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  • Great recipe!! - 1/19/11

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  • I want to try this recipe. Can someone tell me when to use the tomato? - 10/28/10

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  • This is incredible, considering the calories. Just keep in mind that 1 serving is .5 a cup; this stuff is really good, so be careful not to go overboard! - 9/22/10

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  • This was called Tomato, Macaroni & Cheese but I didn't see any tomato in the recipe. - 4/22/10

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  • This is a good option for a low sodium meal. It needed a little more flavor so I sprinkled on a bit of sea salt. I topped it with a sliced tomato & a sprinkle of paprika before baking. I think the 2% milk cheese I used was still too fatty to make this a low fat dish. Fat free cheese might be better. - 5/28/09

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  • Was confused on when to add the tomato and what kind and also the 2 cups cooked was not enough to fee 8 so wasnt sure if 2 cups uncooked or cooked I adjusted as needed and will recalculate for correct nutrients otherwise looked good and did have a nice creamy taste - 9/12/08

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  • Sounds good. Will try it. - 6/1/08

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  • My son(11yrs) made this for his dinner night.It was fast,easy and very yummy!... - 4/1/08

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  • where is the tomato?? - 3/20/08

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  • This is the first GOOD low fat, low sodium mac and cheese I have ever made. Very flavorful and most importantly to me, definitely a "comfort food", just like mac and cheese should be. Couldn't figure out the tomato part though, so I served it with stewed tomatoes. - 3/10/08

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  • This was really good!! I added garlic as well!! - 2/6/08

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  • CANNED OR FRESH??????WHAT KIND OF TOMATO? - 1/18/08

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  • Where is the tomato in this recipe?? - 1/2/08

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  • One of my favorites - 11/19/07

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