Creamy Low-Sodium Mac And Cheese

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Aubrey: "Very creamy sauce. We used shells instead of elbo…" Read More
13Ingredients
53Minutes
450Calories

Description

Lighter on sodium but not on taste! This mac and cheese is perfect for those watching their salt intake.

Ingredients

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  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 pound short-cut pasta (elbow macaroni)
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (or white pepper)
  • 10 ounces swiss cheese (grated)
  • 10 ounces sharp cheddar cheese (grated)
  • 2 ounces cream cheese (cut into ½” cubes)
  • 36 reduced sodium round buttery crackers (ex: Ritz Hint of Salt)
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter (melted)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 375° F.
    2. Spray a 9x13” baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.
    3. Using a cheese grater or food processor fitted with a grating attachment, grate the Swiss and cheddar cheeses. Set aside.
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    NutritionView More

    450Calories
    Sodium16% DV380mg
    Fat49% DV32g
    Protein37% DV19g
    Carbs7% DV21g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories450Calories from Fat290
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat32g49%
    Saturated Fat20g100%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol110mg37%
    Sodium380mg16%
    Potassium200mg6%
    Protein19g37%
    Calories from Fat290
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate21g7%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Sugars6g12%
    Vitamin A
    Vitamin C
    Calcium
    Iron

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(2)

    Aubrey a year ago
    Very creamy sauce. We used shells instead of elbows and 2% milk instead of whole but still turned out nicely. Garnished with some parsley for serving.
    lei a year ago
    Yumm. Delicious and healthy

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