Who doesn’t love a bowl of macaroni and cheese, but at over 300 calories and 14 grams of fat per cup, the calories can add up. You can save over 100 calories and 10 grams of fat per cup plus you’ll get an added vegetable per serving by trying this new version of macaroni and cheese.
1 package Green Giant Family Size Cauliflower & Three Cheese Sauce
2 cups uncooked whole wheat rotini pasta3 wedges Laughing Cow Light Original Swiss Cheese
Prepare pasta according to the instructions on the box, and then drain well and set aside.
While pasta is cooking, place contents of the cauliflower & sauce package in a large microwave-safe bowl.
Cover and microwave for 12 – 16 minutes, until sauce has melted and cauliflower is hot.
Once the bowl is cool enough to handle, remove it from the microwave and add cooked pasta.
Set aside. Unwrap cheese wedges and place in a small microwavesafe dish. Microwave for 30 seconds. Stir until smooth, and then add to the bowl.
Mix thoroughly, ensuring that the Laughing Cow cheese is evenly distributed and the pasta and cauliflower are coated in cheese sauce.
Nutritional value is based on a 1 cup serving
Before and After: Changes
Calories: 308, 200: -108Fat (g): 14, 4: -10Sodium (mg): 533, 530: -3Fiber (g): <1, 5: +4Protein (g): 7.5, 8.5: +1