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Creamy Low-Sodium Mac and Cheese

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Aubs: "Very creamy sauce. We used shells instead of elbo…" Read More
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60Minutes
550Calories
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Description

Lighter on sodium but not on taste! This mac and cheese is perfect for those watching their salt intake. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.

Ingredients

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11 SERVINGS
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon salt (for pasta water)
  • 10 ounces swiss cheese (1 14/ cups shredded)
  • 10 ounces sharp cheddar cheese (1 1/4 cups shredded)
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 pound elbow macaroni
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter (for sauce)
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (for sauce)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (or white pepper)
  • 4 ounces reduced sodium round buttery crackers (Like Ritz Hint of Salt, 4 oz. is about 36 crackers)
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter (for topping)
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    NutritionView More

    550Calories
    Sodium43% DV1020mg
    Fat49% DV32g
    Protein45% DV23g
    Carbs14% DV42g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories550Calories from Fat290
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat32g49%
    Saturated Fat20g100%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol95mg32%
    Sodium1020mg43%
    Potassium290mg8%
    Protein23g45%
    Calories from Fat290
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate42g14%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars7g14%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C0%
    Calcium50%
    Iron10%

    * 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)

    Aubs 2 years 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 3 years ago
    Yumm. Delicious and healthy

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