Macaroni and Cheese (Makeover)

Macaroni and Cheese (Makeover)

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Love mac 'n cheese but not all the fat? Take comfort in our new and improved recipe, using fat-free sour cream and reduced-fat cheese.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

Casserole
2
cups uncooked elbow macaroni (8 oz)
1/2
cup fat-free sour cream
2
cups fat-free (skim) milk
2
tablespoons finely chopped onion or 2 teaspoons dried minced onion
3
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon yellow mustard
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
2
cups shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
Topping
2
tablespoons Progresso® plain bread crumbs
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2
teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
  1. In 3-quart saucepan, cook and drain macaroni as directed on package. Return to saucepan; stir in sour cream. Cover to keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In 2-quart saucepan, stir milk, onion, flour, mustard, seasoned salt, red pepper and black pepper with wire whisk until smooth. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese until melted.
  3. Add cheese sauce to cooked macaroni mixture; mix well. Spoon into baking dish. In small bowl, mix topping ingredients until crumbly. Sprinkle over casserole.
  4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until edges are bubbly.
Makes 6 servings (1 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know?
Makeover recipes are comfort-food favorites that have been remixed with less fat and sugar so they're healthier.
Did You Know?
Sharp Cheddar cheese, mustard and cayenne bump up the flavor of this reduced-fat version of macaroni and cheese.
Variation
You can omit the topping and just sprinkle with a little paprika before baking.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 320
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 740mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 45g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 20g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.