Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Cheat Day Macaroni and Cheese Without the Cheat

Cheat Day Macaroni and Cheese Without the Cheat

4 servings

1 8 ounce whole wheat elbow macaroni
3 tbsp I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Light
2 cups skim milk
2 tbsp whole wheat flour
1/4 tsp pepper
2 1/4 cups 2% shredded sharp cheddar divided
2 tbsp Italian breadcrumbs

Pre heat oven to 350

coat an 8 inch dish with cooking spray

cook macaroni according to package directions, drain and set aside

In a large saucepan cook butter over medium heat and slowly stir in flour and cook 1 - 2 minutes while stirring, add milk and pepper and stir until it starts to bubble, remove from heat and add 2 cups of cheese and stir until melted, add cooked macaroni, stir well and pour into sprayed dish

Add remaining cheese and breadcrumbs and cook for 20-25 minutes until mixture starts to bubble

Optrional- add frozen broccoli or spinach to the macaroni before baking

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