Baked Mac n Cheese

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 162.2
  • Total Fat: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.9 mg
  • Sodium: 328.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 8.5 g

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1 cup per serving

3 pts per serving
1 cup per serving

3 pts per serving

Number of Servings: 6


    12 oz uncooked macaroni, elbow-type
    1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
    12 oz fat-free evaporated milk
    8 oz low-fat cheddar or colby cheese, shredded
    1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
    1/4 tsp table salt
    1/4 tsp black pepper
    1/8 tsp ground nutmeg-I used just a sprinkle
    2 Tbsp dried bread crumbs
    2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese


Preheat oven to 350ºF.

Cook pasta according to package directions without added fat or salt; drain and transfer to a large bowl. While pasta is still hot, stir in sour cream; set aside.

Heat milk in a small saucepan over medium heat until tiny bubbles appear just around the edges (known as scalding). Reduce heat to low, add cheese and simmer until cheese melts, stirring constantly with a wire whisk, about 2 minutes; remove from heat and stir in mustard, salt, pepper and nutmeg.

Add cheese mixture to pasta; mix well. Transfer to a 3-quart casserole dish.

Combine bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese; sprinkle over pasta.

Bake until top is golden, about 30 minutes. Yields about 1 cup per serving.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user OKQUILTMOM.

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  • I LOVE THIS RECIPE! I've made it for my family and they didn't even know it was a "healthy" baked mac n cheese. I always make sure to add a little veggies to it too(: - 6/29/15

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  • good recipe. - 6/27/12

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  • I made this last night, and I thought it was really good. I had never made homemade baked mac & cheese before, and this was so simple, it had just enough cheese and just enough crusty top.. I added some light lean turkey sausage for just a little kick, and I turned out really good. Impressed! :) - 5/8/12

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  • Very good and easy to make. - 6/20/11

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