Easy Skillet Whole Grain Mac 'n' Cheese

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes

Nutritional 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


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


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.