Almost Guiltless Mac And Cheese

By Julie Maddock

According to the National Institutes of Health, the average adult should consume 2.4 micrograms of vitamin B-12 each day.  Nonfat plain Greek yogurt is an excellent source of B-12 — it yields 1.3 micrograms per 6 ounces.  Try this healthier version of comforting mac and cheese to get your B-12 for the day, the nonfat Greek yogurt adds to the creamy sauce! 

Ingredients

  • 8 to 10 ounces of whole wheat pasta
  • 2 cups low-fat mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 2/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • ½ cup 2% plain Greek yogurt
  • Salt and pepper to season
  • ¼ cup bread crumbs
  • Parsley to garnish

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cook pasta according to box directions.  Drain well.    
  2. Mix in the cheese and yogurt.  Season with salt and pepper.  Transfer to a baking dish.  Top with more cheese and bake 30 minuets at 350 degrees. 

Makes 4 servings

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