Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese

Diet Types: CKD non-dialysis, Diabetes, Dialysis
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  • 1 cup whole wheat rotini pasta, uncooked
  • 6 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup low fat milk
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Calories 266
  • Protein 9 g
  • Carbohydrates 26 g
  • Fat 14 g
  • Cholesterol 43 mg
  • Sodium 237 mg
  • Potassium 222 mg
  • Phosphorus 188 mg
  • Calcium 147 mg
  • Fiber 2.3 g

Preparation

  • Step 1
    30 mins
    Cook pasta according to box instructions, omitting salt.
  • Step 2
    30 mins
    In a saucepan on low heat, melt butter. Add garlic and simmer for one minute. Add cream cheese and stir until melted. Add 1/2 cup milk and whisk to make a sauce. Add more milk to desired consistency. Simmer sauce on low-medium heat, being careful not to burn.
  • Step 3
    30 mins
    Add a few sprinkles of the red pepper flakes and black pepper to taste.
  • Step 4
    30 mins
    Mix sauce with the cooked pasta and enjoy!

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