Gouda Macaroni and Cheese

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 10 min 2
Gouda Macaroni and Cheese
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3 cup Baby spinach (Fresh baby spinach)
1 cup Pasta, macaroni, elbow, dry (Or preferred pasta)
1 cup, diced Gouda cheese (Shredded)
1/2 cup Greek yogurt, plain, fat-free
1 clove(s) Garlic
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Black pepper


Wash spinach and leave in strainer.  

Cook pasta according to package directions setting aside two tablespoons of the pasta water.  

Pour cooked macaroni over the spinach to drain and wilt the spinach.

Transfer pasta and spinach to original pot/

Add the pasta water, 3/4 cup of gouda and stir to melt the cheese.

Mix in the yogurt, garlic, salt, and pepper.

Transfer macaroni and cheese to serving bowls.

Top with fresh ground pepper and a sprinkle of parmesan or remaining shredded gouda if desired.

Serve with a tossed green salad and your favourite salad dressing!  This recipe works great when cooking for one or two because of the ingredient quantities and makes for great leftovers during your busy week!

Recipe derived from Jared Clinton

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 549
Calories from fat 184
Calories from saturated fat 113
Total Fat 20.4 g
Saturated Fat 12.5 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.5 g
Cholesterol 81 mg
Sodium 1229 mg
Potassium 610 mg
Total Carbohydrate 59 g
Dietary Fiber 3.4 g
Sugars 5.0 g
Protein 34 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.9
Milk Alternative 1.7
Vegetables 1.5

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