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Heart Healthy Macaroni & Cheese

Take comfort in knowing that this macaroni and cheese is healthier than most of those other high-fat, high-calorie versions. And it tastes great too!

Heart Healthy Macaroni & Cheese


For 4 people

  • 1 1/4 cup(s) pkg. frozen no-salt-added vegetables
  • 8 ounce(s) pkg. macaroni and cheese dinner mix
  • 1/4 cup(s) skim milk
  • 1/4 cup(s) non-fat or low-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) dried Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 1/2 cup(s) shredded low-fat cheddar cheese


In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil over high heat. Add vegetables and macaroni, reserving the cheese-sauce mix. Return to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 7 to 10 minutes, or until vegetables are tender-crisp and macaroni is tender. Drain. Return macaroni mixture to saucepan. Place over medium heat and stir in milk, sour cream and reserved cheese-sauce mix from package. Heat through, about 3 to 5 minutes. If desired, stir in Italian seasoning and pepper. Sprinkle each serving with 2 tbsp. shredded cheese.
Ready in 25 min

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 268.61 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 2.27g
  • Sodium (mg): 694.36mg
  • Carbs: 47.68g
  • Fat: 1.62g
  • Saturated fat (g): 0.81g
  • Proteins: 14.1g