Low Carb Macaroni & Cheese November 07 2011 8 Comments

Skinny Dip 4 Carb Macaroni & CheeseServes 4
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2 bags chopped Skinny Dip Fettuccini, or any shape
1 cup shredded low fat Cheddar cheese
1 cup shredded low fat Swiss cheese
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup cream
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons diet margarine
1 tablespoon minced onion 
1 teaspoon mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
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Preheat oven to 350 F.  Coat 9x9" baking dish with cooking spray.  Rinse and drain the noodles in a colander then chop into bite size pieces.  Stir cheeses together and save 1/3 cup for topping.
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Melt the margarine in a large nonstick saucepan on low heat.  Add the flour and stir continually for 1 minute to make a roux. Slowly stir in the cream and water until smooth. Cook until thickened, about 2 minutes, but don't let it boil.  Stir in the cheeses, onion, mustard and spices 
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Stir in noodles, pour into the baking dish and sprinkle reserved cheese over the top.  Bake until golden and bubbly, about 20-30 minutes. Let rest 5 minutes to firm up before serving.
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Nutrition Breakdown
(Skinny Dip recipe)
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Calories:  193.....Carbs:  6 grams.....Protein:  19 grams.....Fat:  10 grams
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(original recipe)
Calories:  857.....Carbs:  68 grams.....Protein:  27 grams.....Fat:  53 grams