This updated casserole recipe uses fat-free milk, refrigerated egg product and reduced-fat cheddar cheese, which lower the calories, fat, and carbs in your meal. As an added bonus, this recipe fits into a diabetes-friendly diet.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine




Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Cook the macaroni according to package directions. Drain pasta and keep warm. Lightly coat a 2-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together evaporated milk, egg, onion powder and pepper. Add drained macaroni, Parmesan cheese and cheddar cheese; mix well.

  • Spread macaroni mixture into prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake about 25 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup
169 calories; protein 10.9g; carbohydrates 24.2g; dietary fiber 0.9g; sugars 5g; fat 3g; saturated fat 1.7g; cholesterol 8.6mg; vitamin a iu 453.4IU; vitamin c 0.6mg; folate 103.4mcg; calcium 248.8mg; iron 1.1mg; magnesium 27.8mg; potassium 176.7mg; sodium 209.9mg.

1 1/2 starch, 1 lean protein