Slimalicious Mac

  • U Serves 8 People
  • P Prep: 00:15
  • P Cook: 00:30
Slimalicious Mac

Nutritional Facts

per 1 serving size (Recipe makes 8 servings)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 257

Calories from Fat 69

% Daily Values*

Total Fat 7.62


Saturated Fat 4.49


Polyunsaturated Fat 0.06

Monounsaturated Fat 1.41

Cholesterol 22.56


Sodium 458.80


Potassium 91.00

Total Carbohydrate 26.19


Dietary Fiber 3.14


Sugars 3.88

Protein 19.05

Vitamin A 9.68%

Vitamin C 6.25%

Calcium 28.75%

Iron 8.83%

* Nutritional Values are estimated and may vary

³ Description

Mac and cheese may be my favorite food... and it's SO tough to come up with a truly light alternative that maintains that cheesy satisfaction. This recipe satisfies my craving without any of the guilt AND adds protein without the fat using some cottage cheese! Sneaky, but delicious! After all, 6g of fat and 18g protein ain't too shabby for mac! It's slimalicious, baby!

² Ingredients

  •  2 tbsp Parmesan Cheese (Shredded)
  •  1 dash Black Pepper
  •  1 dash Salt
  •  0.125 cup Bread Crumbs
  •  1.5 cup Cottage Cheese (Low Fat, 1% Milkfat, Lactose Reduced)
  •  4 serving (serving = 1/2 cup dry) Meijer Whole Wheat Elbow Macaroni
  •  1.3 serving (serving = 3 tbsp) Kraft Blue Cheese Crumbles
  •  2 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  •  6 serving (serving = 1 oz) Ralphs Reduced Fat Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  •  0 serving (serving = 1/3 cup) Bob's Red Mill Whole Grain Oat Flour
  •  1 serving (serving = 8 oz) Chobani Nonfat Plain Greek Yogurt
  •  2 serving (serving = 1/2 cup) Del Monte Diced Tomatoes

q Directions

Cook pasta according to package directions, in boiling salted water.
Preheat oven to 350F.
In a pot over medium heat, whisk together cottage cheese, greek yogurt and almond milk. Add flour and continue to mix until sauce thickens. Add dijon and cheddar cheese. Stir until melted together and well combined.
Add noodles to sauce mixture, along with tomatoes, blue cheese and salt & pep. Coat noodles thoroughly, being careful not to damage/squish.
Transfer to individual casserole dishes, or one large casserole dish. Top with parmesan and optional bread crumbs.
Bake 25-30 minutes, until tops begin to brown. Feel free to broil for a final minute to brown as desired.

Recipe Provided by @mindovermunch

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