Macaroni and Cheese


1 ½ cups whole wheat elbow macaroni
1 cup skim milk
½ cup canned navy beans, rinsed, drained and pureed
Non-stick cooking spray
½ cup reduced fat cheddar cheese, shredded
½ cup part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon paprika
Pepper to taste


1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, add macaroni and cook for 9-11 minutes, until pasta is softened. Drain in colander.

2. Combine milk and beans in food processor; puree.

3. Coat a large saucepan with cooking spray and heat to medium. Add the bean mixture to pan and cook, stirring 1-2 minutes until

4. Add cheese to saucepan and heat until melted and creamy.

5. Stir in garlic powder, paprika and pepper.

6. Add macaroni to saucepan and serve.

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