Light Macaroni and Cheese with Spinach


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55 mins (prep 10, cooking 45)
11 ingredients
6 servings
This updated recipe illustrates how you can lower the saturated fat, without sacrificing the rich, cheesy taste, in classic macaroni and cheese. A layer of spinach in the center adds flavor and nutritional value. From Cooking Club

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Serving Size (51.22 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 60.83 Calories from Fat 9.36
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.04g 9.59%
Saturated Fat 0.4g 11.93%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 3.94mg 7.89%
Sodium 324.07mg 81.02%
Total Carbohydrate 7.09g 14.17%
Dietary Fiber 0.2 g 4.79%
Sugars 1.47 g %
Protein 5.43g 65.15%
Vitamin A 29.33IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 37.11mg% Iron 0.4mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
low-fat milk, grated extra-sharp cheddar cheese, low fat, fresh ground pepper, ground nutmeg, frozen spinach, elbow macaroni, toasted wheat germ
 

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