Better 4 U MacNCheese

24 Oct

250g whole wheat macaroni
375g low fat cottage cheese
2 tbsp plain flour
75g sharp cheddar cheese, grated
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/4 tsp freshly ground nutmeg
30g Parmesan cheese, freshly grated

Cook macaroni as the package suggests. Drain.
Preheat oven to 190 degrees C. Spray a casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray. Fill dish with macaroni.
Pulse cottage cheese in food processor until smooth. Whisk flour with 60 ml of the skim milk in a large saucepan until smooth. Gradually stir in the remaining milk until combined. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently until the mixture thickens slightly and is just about to boil. Remove pan from the heat and stir in the cottage cheese, cheddar, salt, pepper and nutmeg.

Pour cheese sauce over the macaroni. Bake uncovered for 20 minutes. Take out of the oven and sprinkle on the parmesan cheese. Return the dish to the oven and turn the oven to broil. Broil until cheese is bubbly.

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Posted by on October 24, 2011 in Food & Health


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