Easy Mac'n Cheese

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 366


1 (7-ounce) package macaroni shells (2 cups)
1 tablespoon margarine
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 cup fat-free (skim) milk
1 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, shredded (4 ounces)
2 tablespoons chopped red bell peppers
1 , medium green onion, , sliced (1 tablespoon)


1. Cook and drain macaroni as directed on package. While macaroni is cooking, melt margarine in 3-quart nonstick saucepan over low heat. Stir in flour, salt, mustard and pepper. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until margarine is absorbed remove from heat.
2. Gradually stir milk into flour mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in cheese until melted.
3. Stir macaroni, bell pepper and onion into sauce. Cook, stirring constantly, until hot.

1 Serving
Calories 295 (Calories from Fat 55)
Fat 6g (Saturated 2g)
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 390mg
Carbohydrate 46g (Dietary Fiber 2g)
Protein 16g

%DAILY VALUE: Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 8% Calcium 20% Iron 12%

DIET EXCHANGES: 3 Starch, 1 Lean Meat

From "Betty Crocker's Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cooking Today." Text Copyright 2005 General Mills, Inc. Used with permission of the publisher, Wiley Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 366
Calories from Fat: 102

This Easy Mac'n Cheese recipe is from the Betty Crocker's Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cooking Today Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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