Low Carb Macaroni & Cheese November 07 2011 8 Comments

Skinny Dip 4 Carb Macaroni & CheeseServes 4
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
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.
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 
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.
Nutrition Breakdown
(Skinny Dip recipe)
Calories:  193.....Carbs:  6 grams.....Protein:  19 grams.....Fat:  10 grams
(original recipe)
Calories:  857.....Carbs:  68 grams.....Protein:  27 grams.....Fat:  53 grams