Healthier Mac & Cheese

Healthier Mac & Cheese

WebMD Recipe

Nutritional Information

Makes: 8 servings

  • Calories 261
  • Fat 8 g
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 22 mg
  • Sodium 371 mg
  • Carbohydrates 34 g
  • Dietary fiber 3 g
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Protein 14 g

This version of macaroni and cheese tastes just as decadent as the regular kind but only has a fraction of the calories. Watch the recipe video.


  1. Set oven to 375 F.
  2. Add pasta  to boiling water and cook for 4 minutes.
  3. Add cauliflower and cook 4 minutes more. Drain pasta cauliflower mix in colander and set aside.
  4. Melt butter in a large saucepan on medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook 4-5 minutes.
  5.  Whisk in flour and cook 1 minute more.
  6. Stir in milk and whisk until smooth. Simmer 5 minutes or until mixture thickens.
  7. Add cheeses and stir until melted. Turn off heat.
  8. Whisk in yogurt and salt until smooth. 
  9. Add pasta and cauliflower mixture and stir until combined.
  10. Pour into 3-quart casserole pan, top with breadcrumbs, and bake 15 minutes. 
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