Kid Friendly Mac & Cheese

Serve with a side of fruit, some grilled chicken or fish.

mac and cheese

  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups skim milk
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon low-sodium Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 4 cups hot cooked medium whole wheat elbow macaroni (about 1 3/4 cups uncooked)
  1. Melt margarine in a saucepan over medium heat
  2. Add flour. And cook for about 1 minute
  3. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly with a whisk and bring to a boil
  4. Continue to stir constantly and cook for 1 minute
  5. Remove from heat and add cheeses, Worcestershire, mustard, pepper and hot sauce
  6. Stir until cheese has melted and then add macaroni
  7. Serve!!!

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

NUTRITION PER SERVING

CALORIES 266(29% from fat); FAT 8.7g ; SODIUM 307mg; CHOLESTEROL 22mg; PROTEIN 15.6g; CARBOHYDRATE 30.7g

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