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Easy Skillet Whole Grain Mac 'n' Cheese

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 (13.5-oz.) package whole grain penne pasta
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups 1% low-fat milk
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 (4-oz.) jar diced pimiento, drained
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch of paprika

Nutrition Information

  • calories 215
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 7.9 g
  • satfat 4.4 g
  • monofat 0.2 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 11.1 g
  • carbohydrate 29.8 g
  • fiber 3.8 g
  • cholesterol 22.4 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 444 mg
  • calcium 222 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions.

  2. Whisk together flour and 1/4 cup milk. Add flour mixture to remaining milk, whisking until smooth.

  3. Bring milk mixture to a boil in a large skillet over medium heat; reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, whisking constantly, 3 to 5 minutes or until smooth. Stir in cheese and next 4 ingredients until smooth. Stir in pasta, and cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Serve immediately.