Macaroni and Cheese - My Bizzy Kitchen

Macaroni and Cheese – My Bizzy Kitchen


Hands down the best macaroni and cheese (other than my Mom’s growing up as a child) was a macaroni and cheese that was at an office potluck nearly 20 years ago.

I took a small amount, but it on my plate, took one bite and went back and got a big scoop before it was all gone.  

I asked “who made this recipe?!”

The woman who made it told me it had a DOZEN eggs in it, four cups of cheese and heavy cream.  No wonder!

Since I am on #teampurple for Weight Watchers, whole wheat pasta is free, so I used half whole wheat pasta.

I know people are going to say “you put an egg and Greek yogurt into this?”  Trust me, you won’t taste the yogurt!

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Macaroni and Cheese

This is creamy, rich and delicious, without all the calories!


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Ingredients

1 cup whole wheat elbow macaroni
1 cup regular pasta (I used ditalini)
2 tablespoons I Can’t Believe Its Not Butter
2 tablespoons flour
3 ounces shredded white cheddar cheese
1/2 cup greek yogurt
1 egg
1 tablespoon dijon mustard
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 tablespoon corn starch
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 tablespoon dried parsley

Instructions

Cook pasta according to package directions (I cooked both at the same time) and drain.

In a bowl mix the yogurt, egg, milk, dijon mustard, corn starch, salt, pepper and crushed red pepper. In a large skillet, melt the butter. Add the flour and cook for 1 minute. Slowly add the milk mixture, stirring so the flour doesn’t clump together. Once all the milk mixture is added, cook over medium heat, stirring constantly for 3 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat, add the cheese and stir until melted, add in the cooked pasta and stir in the dried parsley.

I love mustard so if you aren’t as big a fan, either leave it out or add a tiny bit. I would have used mustard powder but I didn’t have any.
This ticked all the boxes on a good mac n cheese – it’s creamy, it’s cheesy and it feels like a giant food hug upon first bite.

Notes

I ran this recipe through the recipe builder and at 6 servings of 2/3 cups is 5 points – the whole recipe is 32 points on #teampurple💜 and – on #teamblue💙 #teamgreen💚 it would be 49 points for the whole pan.

While this doesn’t come close to the best one I ever ate, this one is pretty close – all the comfort without all the calories!

Who wants a bite?

Stay well – until next time! 





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