Traditional macaroni and cheese is transformed by adding mushrooms, spinach, and tomato sauce. And it's ready in just 20 minutes!

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain. Meanwhile, in a small bowl stir together ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, kosher salt, Italian seasoning and crushed red pepper. Set aside.

  • In a large nonstick skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add mushrooms; cook about 5 minutes or until tender. Add spinach. Cook and toss until wilted and liquid is evaporated.

  • Stir in cooked pasta, cheese mixture and pasta sauce; cook until bubbly. Sprinkle each serving with mozzarella cheese.

Nutrition Facts

254 calories; protein 14g 28% DV; carbohydrates 35g 11% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 6g 24% DV; sugars 8g; fat 9g 14% DV; saturated fat 3g 15% DV; cholesterol 14mg 5% DV; vitamin a iu -1IU; vitamin c -1mg -2% DV; folate -1mcg; calcium -1mg; iron -1mg -6% DV; magnesium -1mg; potassium -1mg; sodium 433mg 17% DV.