Macaroni and Cheese always has been and always will be go-to comfort food. This not-from-a-box homemade creamy macaroni and cheese diabetic recipe makes it even better for your diabetic diet needs.

mac n cheesePrep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 60 min
Ready In: 75 min

Servings: 4

1 cup uncooked Elbow Macaroni (4 oz)
2 tbsp grated Onion
1½ cup shredded reduced fat Cheddar Cheese (6 oz)
1 tbsp Butter or Margarine
1 tbsp All-purpose Flour
2 cup fat free Milk
½ tsp Salt
¼ tsp freshly Ground Black Pepper

Preheat the oven to 375-degrees. Cook the macaroni according to the package directions, omitting salt. Drain.
Place half of the cooked macaroni in a 1½ quart casserole sprayed with non-stick pan spray. Sprinkle with half of the onion and cheese. Repeat the layers.
Melt the margarine in a small saucepan. Remove from the heat and stir in the flour. Add the milk slowly, stirring until smooth. Add salt and pepper. Return the pan to the heat and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sauce thickens (the sauce will be thin.)
Pour the sauce over the macaroni. Cover and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 15 minutes longer.

Nutritional Information Per Serving
Serving Size: 1 Cup(s)
Calories: 297
Total Fat: 10g
Cholesterol: 30mg
Sodium: 630mg
Total Carbohydrates: 28g
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Protein: 21g


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