Creamy Yogurt Mac and Cheese

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Creamy Yogurt Mac and Cheese

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Creamy yogurt mac and cheese with broccoli on white plate

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Recipe Data

6
Servings
5min
Prep
30min
Total

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Description

Adding yogurt to mac & cheese is brilliant. It adds a kick of tang, but also makes it even creamier. Plus it's higher in protein now. To make it even healthier, look for whole grain pasta.

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Ingredients
Serves 6
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2 c.Cavatappi pasta
2 c.broccoli florets
1 c.Hy-Vee plain Greek yogurt
1 tbsp.Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
4 oz.American cheese, shredded
6 oz.sharp white Cheddar cheese, shredded
Hy-Vee cayenne pepper, to taste

Things To Grab

  • Large saucepan
  • Colander

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. After 6 minutes of cooking, add pasta to saucepan. Continue cooking pasta and broccoli until pasta is al dente. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup liquid. Wipe out saucepan.

  2. Combine yogurt and flour in same saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir in cheeses. Cook and stir over low heat until cheeses are melted. Stir in pasta and broccoli mixture. Heat through adding reserved liquid if necessary to thin mixture. Season with cayenne pepper, to taste.

Nutrition facts

Servings

330 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 13g
  • Cholesterol: 40mg
  • Sodium: 580mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 33g
  • Protein: 20g

Daily Values

0%
Vitamin A 25%
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Vitamin C 35%
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Iron 8%
0%
Calcium 50%

Recipe Source:

Hy-Vee Balance May 2018