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Easy Macaroni And Cheese Recipe for Diabetics

Easy Macaroni And Cheese Recipe for Diabetics

If you're in the mood for some quick and easy home cooking, you'll love our mac and cheese — this twist on the kid-friendly classic is requires just five ingredients and is ready in only 25 minutes. Perfect for a busy weeknight!
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Ingredients

Preparation time:
25 minutes

Directions

Yield:
5 cups

Serving size:
1/2 cup

Fill a two-quart pan two-thirds full of water. Bring to a boil, add macaroni, stir, and cook until tender (about 6–8 minutes). Drain well. Add half-and-half, cubed processed cheese, butter-flavor sprinkles, and pepper to the macaroni. Place over low heat and cook until cheese is melted; gently stir periodically.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 135 calories, Carbohydrates: 19 g, Protein: 8 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Sodium: 445 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 1/2 low-fat milk. Carbohydrate choices: 1 1/2.

This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.

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