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healthy mac and cheese recipe is a Italian Dinner meal that takes 6 minutes to make. If you enjoy Italian for Dinner, you will like healthy mac and cheese!

healthy mac and cheese

healthy mac and cheese Recipe
healthy mac and cheese

spinich and meat balls

What Course Is healthy mac and cheese?

healthy mac and cheese is for Dinner.

How Long Does healthy mac and cheese Recipe Take To Prepare?

healthy mac and cheese takes 28 minutes to prepare.

How Long Does healthy mac and cheese Recipe Take To Cook?

healthy mac and cheese takes 6 minutes to cook.

How Many Servings Does healthy mac and cheese Recipe Make?

healthy mac and cheese makes 4 servings.

What Are The Ingredients For healthy mac and cheese Recipe?

The ingredients for healthy mac and cheese are:

1 pound cavatappi corkscrew shaped hallow pasta
1 1/2 pounds ground chicken
Black pepper
2-3 sprigs fresh rosemary, leaves stripped and finely chopped
2 teaspoons fennel seeds
3 cloves garlic, grated
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 cup ricotta cheese
1 1/2 cups grated Parmigiano Reggiano, divided
1 egg
3/4 cup bread crumbs, plus more, if needed*
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, (EVOO) divided
2 boxes chopped frozen spinach (10 ounces each)
3 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup chicken stock
1 cup whole milk
1/8 teaspoon grated nutmeg, eyeball it

How Do I Make healthy mac and cheese?

Here is how you make healthy mac and cheese:

Preheat oven to 450°F.Place a large pot of water on to boil for pasta. When it comes to a boil, salt it and add the pasta to cook to al dente. Strain pasta reserving 1 cup cooking liquid.While the water is coming to a boil, in a large mixing bowl combine the chicken, salt and pepper, rosemary, fennel seeds, garlic, crushed red pepper flakes, ricotta cheese, 1/2 cup grated Parmigiano - a rounded handful, egg and bread crumbs. *If the mixture seems too wet, add a handful of bread crumbs and mix together.Form 8 large round balls, about 3 to 4-inches. Coat balls in a couple of tablespoons of EVOO and lightly grease a baking sheet with 1 tablespoon EVOO. Arrange balls on the baking sheet and roast 17-18 minutes until juices run clear.Defrost spinach in microwave 8-10 minutes on "defrost" setting depending on the microwave. Place the boxes in a shallow dish to catch any run off.While the meatballs roast, in a medium sauce pot over medium heat, melt butter, whisk in flour, cook 1 minute then whisk in stock and milk, season with salt, pepper and nutmeg and thicken 5-6 minutes. Stir in the remaining 1 cup grated Parmigiano and reduce heat on lowest setting.Wring spinach completely dry in clean kitchen towel then separate as you add it to the sauce. Also add the reserved 1 cup pasta cooking liquid.Toss pasta with the spinach-white sauce and adjust seasonings.Serve Florentine Mac-n-Cheese with 2 meatballs per person along side.Number of Servings: 4Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ANIMEGIRL7665.

What's The Nutritional Info For healthy mac and cheese?

The nutritional information for healthy mac and cheese is:

  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 293.4
  • Total Fat: 11.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 12.5 mg
  • Sodium: 486.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 13.4 g

What Type Of Cuisine Is healthy mac and cheese?

healthy mac and cheese is Italian cuisine.

What Dietary Needs Does healthy mac and cheese Meet?

The dietary needs meet for healthy mac and cheese is Low Carb

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