Recipe Details

Low-Fat Macaroni and Cheese

Number of Servings: 6

Serving Size: 1 cup

This hearty delicious version will be the rave of the dinner. Evaporated skim milk and low-fat cheeses make this a healthier version of an old favorite.

Name: Amount:
Evaporated fat-free milk 0.75 cup
low-fat cottage cheese 1 cup
part-skim ricotta cheese 0.50 cup
low-fat cheddar cheese 0.50 cup
nutmeg 0.50 tsp
pinchfresh ground pepper and salt to taste 1
Parmesan cheese 1 tsp
dry bread crumbs 1 Tbsp
lb cooked elbow macaroni 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.


Heat the milk in a saucepan over low heat.


Add the cheeses until they melt, stirring constantly.


Stir in the nutmeg, pepper, and salt.


Remove the cheese sauce from the heat. Add the cooked pasta to the cheese sauce and mix well.


Pour the mixture into a 2-quart casserole dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs.


Bake the casserole for 15-20 minutes until bubbly and the top is browned.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 203
Calories from Fat 24
Total Fat 3g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 14mg
Sodium 331mg
Potassium 2mg
Carbohydrates 28g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 6g
Protein 16g
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%
Folic Acid 2%
Dietary Exchange 2 Starch 1 Very Lean Meat Total