Classic Macaroni and Cheese with Low Fat Alternatives

Low-fat cheese and skim milk help to make this favorite dish better for you than traditional, with all the same flavor.  


2 cups macaroni
½ cup onions, chopped
½ cup evaporated milk, fat-free
1 medium egg, beaten
¼ tsp black pepper
1¼ cups sharp cheddar cheese (4 oz), finely shredded, low-fat
non-stick cooking oil spray


Cook macaroni according to directions. (Do not add salt to the cooking water.) Drain and set aside.
Spray a casserole dish with non-stick cooking oil spray. Preheat oven to 350° F.
Lightly spray saucepan with non-stick cooking oil spray.
Add onions to saucepan and saute for about 3 minutes.
In another bowl, combine macaroni, onions, and the remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.
Transfer mixture into casserole dish.
Bake for 25 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Information

Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: ½ cup
Each serving provides:
Calories: 200
Total fat: 4g
Saturated fat: 2g
Cholesterol: 34mg

Sodium: 120mg
Fiber: 1g
Protein: 11g
Carbohydrate: 29g
Potassium: 119mg

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