CLOSE

This recipe proves you don’t have to give up your favorite dishes to eat heart-healthy meals. Here’s a lower-fat version of a true classic.

Classic Macaroni and Cheese

2 cups macaroni

½ cup onion, chopped

½ cup fat-free evaporated milk

1 medium egg, lightly beaten

¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

1-¼ cup (4 ounces) low-fat sharp cheddar cheese, finely shredded

Cooking spray

Cook macaroni according to package directions, but do not add salt to the cooking water. Drain and set aside. Spray casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat oven to 350° F. Lightly spray saucepan with nonstick cooking spray. Add onion to saucepan and sauté for about 3 minutes over medium heat. In a bowl, combine macaroni, onion and the remaining ingredients, and mix thoroughly. Transfer mixture into casserole dish. Bake for 25 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Serves 8.

The post Comfort Foods Done Healthy appeared first on Black Health Matters.

The information and material on this website, including all text and graphic images, is for informational purposes only and should not be treated as advice.  The content displayed is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice or diagnosis, and should not be the basis for disregarding professional medical advice.  For questions or concerns regarding health or medical conditions, do not delay in seeking  the advice of a qualified physician or healthcare provider.

Also On News One:
20 Tweets Dragging Roseanne Barr To A White Privilege Hell
ABC's 'Roseanne'
21 photos
More From NewsOne
×