Baked Macaroni




Baked Macaroni

Ingredients: Makes 8-10 servings

  • 1lb whole wheat elbow pasta (prepare according to directions)

  • 2-4 tbs unsalted butter

  • 3oz low fat cream cheese

  • 2-2 1/2c unsweetened almond milk

  • 1 egg

  • 2-2 1/2cups sharp cheddar cheese

  • 1/8-1/4c panko crumbs

  • sea salt & black pepper to taste


Directions:

  1. Preheat oven 375F. Spray baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.

  2. In a bowl, mix almond milk, egg, salt & pepper. Whisk almond milk custard & set aside. Prepare pasta according to directions. Strain & return pasta to pot.

  3. Add butter and low fat cream cheese. Mix well until pasta is well coated.

  4. Add 1/2c cheese and almond milk custard. Mix well.

  5. Pour half of macaroni mixture to baking dish.

  6. Sprinkle with 1/2c of cheese.

  7. Pour remaining macaroni and top with remaining cheese.

  8. Sprinkle top with panko crumbs.

  9. Bake uncovered for 20-30 minutes or until cheese is golden brown & melted.



Nutrition Facts:

Calories: 241 | Fat: 10g | Fiber: 3g | Carbs: 23g | Protein: 12g | Sugar: 1g | Sodium: 196mg



 



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