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Reduced-Fat Mac

Makes: 6  servings Prep 5 mins Cook 13 mins
Whole Grains Quick and Easy
Reduced-Fat Mac
  • 1 box (13.25 ounces) whole-grain penne pasta
  • 4 cups  broccoli florets (about 2 stalks)
  • 1 cup  skim milk
  • 1 tablespoon  all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon  Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon  black pepper
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 8 ounces  2% sharp Cheddar cheese, grated (2 cups)
Make It

1. Heat large pot of lightly salted water to boiling. Add pasta and cook 6 minutes. Add broccoli and cook an additional 4 minutes. Drain.

2. Meanwhile, whisk milk and flour together in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, then simmer 3 minutes, until thickened. Remove from heat and whisk in mustard, salt, pepper and cayenne.

3. Add grated Cheddar, whisking constantly until melted. Transfer pasta and broccoli to serving bowl. Pour cheese sauce over pasta-broccoli mixture and stir until coated.

Nutrition Facts
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal.(kcal)294,
  • Fat, total(g)8,
  • chol.(mg)21,
  • sat. fat(g)4,
  • carb.(g)37,
  • fiber(g)4,
  • pro.(g)18,
  • sodium(mg)449,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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