Monday, March 4, 2013

Skinny Italian Style Mac and Cheese

This was supposed to be Sunday dinner but, the house cooking schedule got rearranged so, I ended up making this tonight for dinner.  It was super delicious and really filling.

Recipe from Skinny Kitchen
Yields 6 servings
293 calories per serving

2 c whole wheat pasta
10 oz light alfredo sauce
9 oz frozen chopped spinach, thawed
1/4 c skim milk
1 tbsp margarine
1 tsp minced garlic
1/4 tsp dried basil
1 egg
Salt & pepper, to taste
1/2 c part-skim mozzarella

Preheat oven to 450.
Coat a 9x9 baking dish with nonstick spray.

Cook pasta according to package directions.
Cook for 6 minutes.
Drain & rinse in cold water & drain again.

In a large bowl, whisk together alfredo sauce, spinach, milk, butter, & garlic.
Add pasta & mix really well.
Blend in egg, basil, salt, & pepper.
Make sure it's mixed well together.

Transfer pasta to baking dish.
Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.

Cook for 25 minutes until golden brown.

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