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Classic Macaroni and Cheese

Low-fat cheese and skim milk help to make this favorite dish heart-healthy


2 cups macaroni
½ cup onions, chopped
½ cup evaporated milk, fat-free
1 medium egg, beaten
¼ tsp. black pepper
1¼ cups sharp cheddar cheese, finely shredded, low-fat
Nonstick cooking oil spray


Cook macaroni according to directions. (Do not add salt to the cooking water.) Drain and set aside. Spray a casserole dish with nonstick cooking oil spray. Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly spray saucepan with nonstick cooking oil spray.

Add onions to saucepan and sauté for about 3 minutes. In another bowl, combine macaroni, onions and the remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly. Transfer mixture into casserole dish. Bake for 25 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

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Last Updated 04/10/2009