Healthy mac n' cheese

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Healthy mac n' cheese
This rich dish is made healthier with a few easy changes. 

400g elbow pasta/macaroni

50g butter

3 tbsp plain flour

500ml low-fat milk

175g low fat cheddar cheese, grated + extra for topping

50g parmesan, grated

1 tsp English or dijon mustard



Cook pasta to instructions, drain and set aside.

In a saucepan, melt the butter and add the flour, making sure to stir constantly.

Slowly add the milk and stir well to make a smooth roux.

Add the cheeses, mixing well all of the time.

When the cheese is melted add the mustard and season..

Add the pasta and combine.

Sprinkle the extra cheddar on top and grill until the cheese is bubbling and golden. 

Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Cheese, Pasta & Noodles

Recipe Type
Dinner, Easy, Family Dinners, Kids Food

Special Info

Level of Difficulty

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