Mac & Cheese

I’ve been looking for a mac and cheese recipe for the crock-pot. I looked at a few and came up with this. It is really good! But still higher in fat and calories than I wish it was… 😦

Mac & Cheese
1 3/4 c. water
2 c. Smart Taste elbow macaroni
7 oz. Healthy Ones smoked sausage
4 oz Velveeta Light
1/2 tsp mustard powder
1/2 c. shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese
2 oz light cream cheese

Spray 3 qt slow cooker with cooking spray. Add water and macaroni to slow cooker. Slice sausage and add to slow cooker; sprinkle with mustard powder. Place Velveeta on top. Cover and cook on low 3 hours. Add cheddar cheese and cream cheese; stir to combine. Heat through then serve.
Yield: 5 servings. Per serving= 345 Calories; 11g Fat (28.0% calories from fat); 21g Protein; 44g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber; 46mg Cholesterol; 1100mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 1 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

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