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Healthy Recipe: Baked Macaroni and Cheese (3574 hits)

Number of servings: 4

Calories per serving: 493

Preparation time: 20 min

Total time: 35 min


Nonstick cooking spray

1 tsp olive oil

1⁄2 cup chopped onion

2 1⁄2 cups 1% or nonfat milk

3 tbsp flour

3⁄4 tsp salt

1 tsp onion powder

1⁄2 tsp mustard powder

2 tsp paprika, divided

4 oz reduced-fat cream cheese

12 oz large elbow macaroni, cooked according to directions without salt or fat

*Nutrition values are estimates. Actual nutrition values may vary depending on specific types and amounts of ingredients used.
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Preheat oven to 375°F.

1. Spray a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Place the skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil. When hot, add onion and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes.

2. In a bowl combine milk, flour, salt, onion powder, mustard powder, and 1 tsp paprika. Mix well and add to the skillet.

3. Stir for 5 to 7 minutes or until liquid thickens. Add the cream cheese and stir until melted.

4. Remove from heat and in a large bowl combine with the cooked macaroni.

5. Spray a medium-size baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Pour mixture into the baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining paprika.

6. Bake uncovered for 15 minutes.

Makes 4 servings.

Posted By: Elynor Moss
Friday, September 22nd 2017 at 1:47PM
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