Baked Mac 'n' Cheese

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Here's macaroni and cheese the way we like it in the Hirshberg home: extra creamy and gooey, with pecorino and blue cheeses adding a bite. This version's also made with healthier whole-wheat pasta and about half the fat of most mac 'n' cheese dishes.

350
Calories
15g
Fat
17g
Protein
10
Servings

Ingredients

1 lb whole-wheat elbow macaroni (cooked al dente)
2 T unsalted butter
2 T all-purpose flour
1/3 c Stonyfield Organic 1% Milk
1 t dry mustard
1 T Dijon
1 t smoked paprika
2 t sea salt
2 t fresh ground pepper
1 1/2 c grated sharp cheddar
6 oz Pecorino cheese (grated)
3 oz blue cheese or Gorgonzola (optional, crumbled )
2 c Stonyfield Organic Whole Milk Plain Yogurt
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
350
Calories from Fat: 
130
Total Fat: 
15g
Saturated Fat: 
9g
Cholesterol: 
40mg
Sodium: 
670mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
39g
Dietary Fiber: 
4g
Sugars: 
3g
Protein: 
17g

Preparation:

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare macaroni according to package instructions. In a medium sauce pan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Whisk in flour and stir until the mixture thickens and adheres to the pan. Add milk, mustard, Dijon, paprika, salt and pepper. Continue to stir until the sauce has thickened. Remove from heat. Add cheeses and yogurt.

Step 2

Mix yogurt mixture with pasta and pour into a 9x13 inch baking dish. Bake for 35 minutes or until golden brown on top.

Ingredients

1 lb whole-wheat elbow macaroni (cooked al dente)
2 T unsalted butter
2 T all-purpose flour
1/3 c Stonyfield Organic 1% Milk
1 t dry mustard
1 T Dijon
1 t smoked paprika
2 t sea salt
2 t fresh ground pepper
1 1/2 c grated sharp cheddar
6 oz Pecorino cheese (grated)
3 oz blue cheese or Gorgonzola (optional, crumbled )
2 c Stonyfield Organic Whole Milk Plain Yogurt
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
350
Calories from Fat: 
130
Total Fat: 
15g
Saturated Fat: 
9g
Cholesterol: 
40mg
Sodium: 
670mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
39g
Dietary Fiber: 
4g
Sugars: 
3g
Protein: 
17g

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