Heart Healthy Macaroni and Cheese


  • 1 1/2 cups elbow macaroni (uncooked)
  • 3 Tbsp. tub margarine
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. dry mustard
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  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups cubed lowfat cheese
  • paprika


Cook macaroni in boiling water until tender; drain. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Melt margarine in saucepan. Blend in flour, salt, pepper, and mustard. Gradually stir in milk; cook until thick and bubbly. Add onion and cheese, stirring until cheese is melted. Stir in cooked macaroni. Pour into a casserole, lightly greased with margarine or sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake 35-40 minutes. Makes 6 servings.

By Robin from Washington, IA


April 3, 20080 found this helpful

My daughter and I love homemade mac and cheese, my DH not so much. Now I have a healthy way to make it for us. Thank you for sharing.

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