Simple Stove-Top Mac

Simple Stove-Top Mac
Servings: 6 Yield: 4 cups Prep 10 mins Cook 10 mins Stand 10 mins Total Time 30 mins


  • 3 cups dried elbow macaroni
  • 2 tablespoons light butter with canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons all-pupose flour
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 6 ounces reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese, shredded ( 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 6 ounce container plain low-fat Greek yogurt

Make It

1. Cook macaroni as directed on package. Drain and return to pot; keep warm.

2. While macaroni cooks, in a medium saucepan melt the light butter with canola oil over medium heat. Stir the flour into the butter. Whisk in the milk all at once. Cook and stir until milk is thickened and bubbly. Cook 1 minute more.

3. Remove the pan from the heat and add the cheese; stir until smooth. Stir in the yogurt. Add sauce to macaroni and stir to combine.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 381, Fat, total (g): 13, chol. (mg): 33, sat. fat (g): 7, carb. (g): 47, Monounsaturated fat (g): 1, Polyunsaturated fat (g): 1, Trans fatty acid (g): , fiber (g): 2, sugar (g): 4, pro. (g): 16, vit. A (IU): 457, vit. C (mg): , Thiamin (mg): 1, Riboflavin (mg): , Niacin (mg): 4, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg): , Folate (µg): 141, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg): , sodium (mg): 235, Potassium (mg): 193, calcium (mg): 276, iron (mg): 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.