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Creamy Macaroni & Cheese

Creamy Macaroni & Cheese

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Creamy Macaroni & Cheese

Serving Size: 6

Prep Time: 5 Min

Cook Time: 20 Min

Total Time: 25 Min

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Astro Original Balkan Style yogourt is the perfect addition to indulgent Macaroni & Cheese. Astro Original gives this dish a luscious and tangy flavour perfect for a quick weeknight meal or cozy comfort food night.

INGREDIENTS

2½ cups (150 g) dried macaroni noodles 
3 tbsp (45 mL) Lactantia unsalted butter 
3 tbsp (45 mL) flour 
1 cup (250 mL) Astro Original Balkan Plain 6% yogourt 
4 cups (450 g) grated Black Diamond medium cheddar cheese
1 tbsp (15 mL) dijon mustard 
1 tsp (5 mL) garlic powder
Salt and pepper, to taste

PREPARATION

  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain pasta, reserving 1 cup cooking liquid, and set aside.
  2. Return the pot to the stove top and melt Lactantia butter over medium low heat. Add flour and cook 2 minutes.

  3. Add Astro Original yogourt and stir until combined. Add Black Diamond cheese gradually, adding reserved cooking liquid as needed to form a smooth sauce. Stir in dijon mustard and garlic powder.
  4. Add cooked pasta to cheese sauce and mix together. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Calories per serving: 547.3, Fat 32 grams, Cholesterol 91.7 mg, Sodium 616 mg, Carbohydrates 41.2 grams, Fibre 1.3 grams, Sugar 1.3 grams, Protein 25 grams

- To reduce fat select a 1% or 2% Astro Original Balkan Style yogourt.
- One serving contains 55% of the recommended daily intake of Calcium.
- Add fibre by substituting white pasta for whole grain pasta.

Nutritional information is based on an average 2,000 calorie a day diet. Any product substitutions will alter the nutritional information.