Creamy, Light Macaroni and Cheese

By Myrecipes (67,708 recipes)
Creamy, Light Macaroni and Cheese

Description

We set out to make a serious dent in the calorie and fat content of good old macaroni and cheese, while preserving the creamy comfort-food texture.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1 1/4 cups (5 ounces) shredded Gruyère cheese
  • 1 1/4 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) grated pecorino Romano cheese
  • 1 pound uncooked cavatappi
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) finely grated fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons plain fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 3 cups cubed peeled butternut squash (about 1 [1-pound] squash)
  • Cooking spray

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  • Yield
  • Serves 8 (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)

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