Healthier Mac and Cheese
Healthier Mac and Cheese
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  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    Skip the box and make this instead! It's easier than you think. We love it and you will, too.

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound (16 ounces) whole wheat pasta – preferably elbows
    • 2 cups chicken broth (easy how to - homemade chicken broth)
    • 1 cup white beans (follow instructions for soaking and cooking) – or 1 can rinsed and drained
    • 1 Tablespoon chipotle peppers in adobo sauce (how to blend, use and store)
    • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
    • 1 cup milk
    • 3 or 4 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
    • 2 Tablespoons butter, unsalted

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 413 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 33 g 51.39%
    • Saturated Fat: 19 g 94.6%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 99 mg 32.95%
    • Sodium: 1347 mg 56.14%
    • Calcium: 671 mg 67.15%
    • Potassium: 146 mg 4.17%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.85%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 6 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 22 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 29.18%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 12.86%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy2 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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