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Classic Macaroni and Cheese

Easy to Make and Great for Family and Friends

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Servings:6-8
Difficulty: Moderate
Cook Time: min

Dishes can be good for your heart, taste great and please your whole family -- kids included. Heart-healthy cooking simply means making dishes that are low in saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, and moderate in total fat.

This recipe was specially developed by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and is reprinted with permission.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups macaroni
  • 1/2 cup onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup evaporated skim milk
  • 1 medium egg, beaten
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 1/4 cup (4 oz) lowfat sharp cheddar cheese, finely shredded
  • nonstick cooking spray, as needed
  • Cooking Directions

    Cook macaroni according to directions, but do not add salt to the cooking water. Drain and set aside.

    Spray casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.

    Preheat oven to 350º F.

    Lightly spray saucepan with nonstick cooking spray.

    Add onions and sauté for about 3 minutes.

    In another bowl, combine macaroni, onions, and rest of ingredients and mix.

    Transfer mixture into casserole dish.

    Bake for 25 minutes, or until bubbly. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

    Nutritional Information:

    Calories: 200

    Total fat: 4 g

    Saturated fat: 2 g

    Cholesterol: 34 mg

    Sodium: 120 mg

    Total fiber: 1 g

    Protein: 11 g

    Carbohydrates: 29 g

    Potassium: 119 mg

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: macaroni, cheese, eggs, milk

    Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course

    More Info: Low Fat, Heart Healthy, Low Saturated Fat


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