Lightened Up Mac n' Cheese
Yields: 6 servings
Total Time: 15 minutes
3 tablespoons Benecol® Original
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup skim milk
16 oz. low fat cottage cheese
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
8 oz. elbow pasta, cooked al dente
Begin by cooking pasta al dente. Reserve 1 cup of pasta water before draining, for later.
In a medium sauce pan on medium low heat, whisk together the Benecol® with the all-purpose flour and cook for 30 seconds.
Slowly pour in the skim milk, whisking constantly.
Cook for 2 minutes or until sauce begins to thicken.
Add the cottage cheese and shredded mozzarella. Cook on medium heat for 3 minutes or until cheese has completely melted.
Add the cooked pasta to the pan and a little pasta water to reach desired consistency.
Serve warm and enjoy!