Macaroni & Cheese

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 403.3
  • Total Fat: 6.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,243.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 58.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 30.1 g

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Adapted from recipe in Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites Adapted from recipe in Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites
Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup 2% cottage cheese
    6 oz nonfat, plain, greek yogurt
    1.25 cup skim milk
    1 Tbsp prepared mustard (1 tsp dried)
    pinch of cayenne
    1/4 tsp nutmeg
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp ground black pepper
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    1/2 cup grated, reduced fat cheddar cheese
    1/2 cup crumbled, fat-free feta cheese
    1/2 pound uncooked rice pasta
    2 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
    2 tbsp wheat germ
    2 tbsp french fried onions, crushed


1. Preheat the over to 375 degrees. Prepare a 9" or 10" square bake pan with a light coating of cooking spray or oil

2. In a blender, combine the cottage cheese, yogurt, skim milk, mustard, cayenne, salt, nutmeg, and pepper and puree until smooth. In a large bowl, combine the pureed mixture with the onion, cheeses, and uncooked pasta. Stir well. Pour the macaroni and cheese mixture into the baking pan. Combine the parmesan cheese, wheat germ, and french fried onions and sprinkle over the top.

3. Bake for about 45 minutes, until the topping in browned and the center is firm.

*Calculated as 4, main course servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BREES2.

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