Classic Macaroni and Cheese (Heart Healthy Version)


Sunday, February 18, 2018


2 c macaroni

1 /2 c onions chopped

1 /2 c evaporated skim milk

1 medium egg, beaten

1 /4 tsp black pepper

1 1 /4 c (4 oz) lowfat sharp cheddar cheese, finely shredded

As needed, nonstick cooking spray


1. Cook macaroni according to directions, but do not add salt to the cooking water. Drain and set aside. 2. Spray casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat oven to 350º F. 3. Lightly spray saucepan with nonstick cooking spray. Add onions and sauté for about 3 minutes. 4. In another bowl, combine macaroni, onions, and rest of ingredients and mix. 5. Transfer mixture into casserole dish. 6. Bake for 25 minutes, or until bubbly. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Yield: 8 servings


Serving size: 1 /2 cup

Each serving provides: Calories: 200 Total fat: 4 g Saturated fat: 2 g Cholesterol: 34 mg Sodium: 120 mg Total fiber: 1 g Protein: 11 g Carbohydrates: 29 g Potassium: 119 mg

Source: NIH Publication No. 05-5227 Originally Printed February 2003 Revised January 2005