6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Mention "macaroni and cheese," and visions of creamy, cheesy, down-home goodness pop into most minds. Our lightened version of this revered comfort food will meet your highest expectations.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain and set aside.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 350°.

Step 3

Melt margarine in a heavy saucepan over low heat; add flour, stirring until smooth. Cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Gradually add milk; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Add cheese and salt, stirring until cheese melts. Gradually stir about one-fourth of hot cheese mixture into egg substitute. Add to remaining hot mixture, stirring constantly.

Step 4

Combine cheese sauce and pasta; pour into a 2-quart baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

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