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Light Italian Mac ' n Cheese

Light Italian Mac ' n Cheese

Cuisine at Home Feb 2012

  • Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • Macaroni

Preparation

Cook 1 pkg. whole grain penne

Puree:

1 c. cottage cheese (2%)

1/4 c. diced onion

1 T. minced garlic

1 T. dijon mustard

1/2 t. salt

1/4 t. nutmeg

1/8 t. cayenne

Heat:

2 1/2 c. skim milk

3 T. flour

Combine:

3/4 c. parmasan and 3/4 c. fontina

1/2 c. shredded mozzerella

Garnish with:

Cherry tomatoes

Basil

Cook Penne, drain and set aside. Puree cottage cheese, onion, garlic, dijon, salt and nutmeg in food processor until smooth.

Heat milk in pan over med. heat until milk steams. Slowly whisk flour into milk; cook, stirring often, until it thickens, 8-10 minutes. Whisk in cottage cheese mixture until smooth.

Combine cheese, then add by handfuls to milk mixture, whisking until melted before adding next handful. Once cheese is melted stir in pasta. Garnish with tomatoes and basil.

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