Healthier Mac & Cheese

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By: Eclectic Recipes

Course: Side Dish

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Total Time: 23 minutes

Makes 6 Servings


Ingredients

  • 1 box Dreamfields Elbows

  • 4 cloves garlic (medium), excess papery skin removed but not peeled

  • 6 ounces Cabot Cabot Sharp Light Cheddar grated (about 1 1/2 cups)

  • 1/2 cup Cabot Plain Greek-Style Yogurt or Lowfat Plain Greek yogurt

  • 1/3 cup 2% milk

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


Directions

  1. In large pot, bring about 4 quarts water to boil; add elbows and garlic and cook for 8 minutes.

  2. Drain pasta well in colander and return to pot.

  3. Remove garlic cloves, slip from skins and mash into paste; scrape into bowl. Add cheese, yogurt, milk, mustard, salt and pepper; whisk together well. Stir into elbows.

  4. If mixture has cooled, return pot to low heat and stir elbows just until warmed through (do not overheat or mixture will be less creamy). Serve immediately.


Nutritional Information

  • 320 Calories

  • 8 g Fat

  • 48 g Carbohydrates

  • 18 g Protein

  • 20 mg Cholesterol

  • 420 mg Sodium

  • 6 g Dietary Fiber

  • 4 g Saturated Fat

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