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Rich, creamy and delicious with all the taste – A healthier spin on a family favorite.

Recipe Ingredients

8 oz high fiber elbow macaroni
2 tbsp Smart Balance® Blended Butter Sticks
2 tbsp flour
pinch black pepper
2 1/4 cups Smart Balance® Fat Free Milk and Omega-3s
6 oz reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

Recipe Steps

Cook macaroni according to package directions.

Meanwhile: As water boils, in medium saucepan melt Smart Balance® Blended Butter Sticks over medium heat; stir in flour and pepper, and cook on low 3-4 minutes.

Slowly add Smart Balance® Fat Free Milk and Omega-3s, increase heat to medium and whisk well until it comes to a boil. When the milk is boiling, remove from heat and stir in cheese until melted.

Drain macaroni and add to the cheese sauce. Stir to coat.

Nutrition Facts

Serves 8

Nutrition per serving
Calories 222
Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 4g
Poly Fat 0g
Mono Fat 2g
Trans Fatty Acids 0g
Cholesterol 17mg
Sodium 217mg
Carbohydrates 25g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Protein 14g
Sugar 5g


This recipe was part of our Winter Comfort Foods: Easy Recipes for 2012 feature.