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Low Carb Mac n Cheese

Posted on August 08, 2014 by

Creamy, cheesy goodness – don’t tell anyone it’s low carb!

 

No one will guess it's low carb!

No one will guess it’s low carb!

Ingredients

2 packets Proti Pasta

1 tsp avocado or olive oil

1 clove garlic, minced

¾ cup chicken stock

2 Tbls half and half

1 Tbls flour

3 oz reduced fat cream cheese

Salt & Pepper to taste

½ cup reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

Cooking Spray

 

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to directions, drain and set aside.
  2. Preheat broiler to high.
  3. Heat oil in medium pan over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan and swirl to coat bottom. Add garlic and saute until tender but do not brown. Stir in ¼ cup chicken stock and bring to boil. Cook 1 minute.
  4. Combine remaining chicken stock, half and half, and flour in bowl and stir with whisk until flour dissolves.
  5. Stir milk mixture into pan and cook until it begins to thicken. Reduce heat and stir in cream cheese and ¼ cup sharp cheddar. Stir until melted and remove from heat.
  6. Stir in pasta until coated. Add salt & pepper to taste.
  7. Pour mixture into small baking dish or individual ramekins prepared with cooking spray.
  8. Top with remaining cheddar cheese.
  9. Place under broiler and turn to low. Broil for 3-4 minutes or until top is melted and slightly browned.

 

Makes 2 servings

 

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 365

Total Fat 19g

Total Carbohydrates 11g

Dietary Fiber 2g

Protein 34g

 

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