Easy Mac & Cheese

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 40 min 2
Easy Mac & Cheese
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Ingredients


1 1/2 cup Pasta, macaroni, elbow, whole wheat, dry
1/2 cup Cauliflower crumbles/rice (or butternut squash puree)
1 1/2 cup, shredded Cheddar cheese, sharp
1 medium egg Egg
1 1/2 cup Whole milk 3.3%
3 tbsp Bread crumbs, whole wheat
1/2 tsp Sea Salt
1/2 tsp Black pepper

Instructions


1. Cook pasta according to instructions. Beat the egg and combine with milk and cauliflower. Add 1 cup of the cheese. Add to cooked pasta, along with bread crumbs, salt, pepper and any additional ingredients you like.

2. Pour into a greased 8 x 8 baking dish. Sprinkle remaining cheddar and optional parmesan on top.

3. Bake in 375° F oven for 20 minutes.

4. Optional add-ins: Roasted Garlic, Fresh Rosemary, Goat Chèvre, Other Fab Cheese, Broccoli, Tuna, Chicken, Pesto

 

Notes:

When sending to school in a thermos, reheat on stove adding milk to make it creamy and liquid-y. This will keep it hot in the thermos.

For best cauliflower crumbles: steam cauliflower until soft.

Place in food processor with a bit of steam water and 1 Tbsp. butter or coconut oil.

Puree until smooth.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 798
Calories from fat 327
Calories from saturated fat 219
Total Fat 36 g
Saturated Fat 24.4 g
Trans Fat 0.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11.8 g
Cholesterol 199 mg
Sodium 1344 mg
Potassium 627 mg
Total Carbohydrate 77 g
Dietary Fiber 7.6 g
Sugars 11.4 g
Protein 44 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 1.5
Meat Alternative 0.3
Milk 0.7
Milk Alternative 1.8
Vegetables 0.5

Energy sources


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