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Recipe of the Week: High-Protein Mac & Cheese

Ever since I was little I’ve always loved a good mac & cheese (oh the good old days of eating an entire box of Kraft made with extra butter).

This recipe is from my cookbook, Eat Green Get Lean, and I particularly like it because you get a lot of taste out of a high-protein, moderate-carb, low-fat dish.

Portions are quite filling as well, so you can even use 1/2 or 3/4 as a side. And if you add a little protein, a full portion actually makes a great post-workout meal.

Hope you enjoy!

Servings

4

Calories Per Serving

359

Protein Per Serving

22 grams

Carbohydrates Per Serving

61 grams

Fat Per Serving

7 grams

 

Ingredients

1 cup (dry) whole grain elbow macaroni noodles, cooked

1 tablespoon butter

1/4 cup whole grain flour

2 1/2 cups skim milk

2 ounces light pasteurized processed cheese, cubed

1/2 cup low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

salt and ground black pepper, to taste

2 tablespoons plain bread crumbs

 

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Place a medium-sized saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the margarine and melt, once melted add the flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

Stir in the milk and heat to boiling. Stir constantly, until thickened, about 1 minute. Add the processed cheese, cheddar, and mustard, continue to stir until cheese is melted.

Place macaroni in a 2-quart casserole dish. Pour the sauce over and mix. Season with salt and pepper, then sprinkle bread crumbs over.

Place in oven and bake for 30 – 40 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly and crust is golden brown.

What You Get to Eat

high protein mc cheese 2

What did you think of this week’s recipe? Let me know in the comments below!

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