Healthy Mac and Cheese
Healthy Mac and Cheese with a rich and creamy yogurt and Gruyère cheese sauce! Gluten-free quinoa elbow noodles make this macaroni dish naturally rich in iron and protein. A kid favorite recipe ready in under 30 minutes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
- 8 ounce box Tresomega Nutrition Quinoa Elbows Pasta
- 1 cup Gruyère cheese shredded
- 1/2 cup milk coconut milk optional
- 1/3 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
- pink Himalayan salt to taste
Cook the noodles according to the box directions. Reserve 1/4 cup of the water for use in the sauce if needed. Drain and rinse the cooked noodles then transfer them back to the pot.
Pour the cheese and milk over the noodles and mix until the cheese is melted. Turn the heat to low to help the cheese melt. Add the Greek yogurt and a bit of the reserved water if needed. Add salt to taste.
You can double the cheese sauce ingredients if you want an extra cheesy dish! Change the servings to 8 when doing that provides about 1/4 cup of cheese per serving.
Nutrition calculated off of generic gluten-free pasta noodles.
Calories: 362kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 162mg | Potassium: 94mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 360IU | Calcium: 390mg | Iron: 0.8mg