Swap for Boxed Mac & Cheese + More Healthy Macaroni Recipes
1/4th of recipe (about 1 2/3 cups): 250 calories, 10g total fat (5g sat fat), 599mg sodium, 31.5g carbs, 5.5g fiber, 10g sugars, 11g protein
Freestyle™ SmartPoints® value 8*
Cook: 25 minutes
7 cups chopped cauliflower (about 1 extra-large head)
3 oz. (about 1 cup) uncooked high-fiber elbow macaroni
1/3 cup light/reduced-fat cream cheese
1/3 cup cheddar cheese powder (like the kind by Anthony’s)
1/4 cup light sour cream
2 tbsp. fat-free milk
1 1/2 tbsp. light whipped butter or light buttery spread
1/8 tsp. each salt and black pepper, or more to taste
Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add cauliflower and pasta. Cook both for 10 - 12 minutes, until cauliflower is tender and pasta is cooked.
Meanwhile, in a large bowl, add all remaining ingredients. Stir until mostly smooth and uniform.
Drain cauliflower and pasta, and transfer to the large bowl. Thoroughly stir to coat.
MAKES 4 SERVINGS
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