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Homemade Mac and Cheese

Serves

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6

Cost/Serving

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$0.86

Serving Size: 2/3 cup

Ingredients

  • 3 cups dry whole wheat pasta
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese (cheddar, Parmesan, Swiss)
  • 1 container (5.3 ounce) plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Save 1/2 cup of the cooking water.
  2. Place spinach in the bottom of a colander. Pour the pasta on top of it. Stir to cook the spinach.
  3. Add pasta and spinach back to the pot. Add cheese and reserved pasta water. Stir until cheese is melted. Remove pan from heat.
  4. Add yogurt, onion powder, and garlic powder. Stir until even and creamy.

Tips

Experiment with different cheeses to change up the flavors.

Try adding more spinach to boost the nutrition in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per recipe
Serving Size: 2/3 cup

Amount Per Serving

Calories 270


 
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
15%
Saturated Fat 5g
25%
Trans Fat 0g
 
Cholesterol 30mg
10%
Sodium 210mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates 30g
10%
Dietary Fiber 4g
16%
Total Sugars 2g
 
Added Sugars
NA*
Protein 14g
 

Vitamin D 0mcg
0%
Calcium 251mg
20%
Iron 2mg
10%
Potassium 261mg
6%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

NA* - We are currently in the process of integrating the new FDA Nutrition Standards. Added Sugar information is not currently avaliable for the recipe. We will be updating the information shortly.