Comfort Frankfurters with Macaroni and Cheese
4 cups cooked elbow macaroni, rinsed and drained
1 1/2 cups (1 12 fluid once can) Carnation Evaporated Skim Milk
1 cup skim milk
2 tablespoons dried onion flakes
1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Kraft reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
8 ounces Healthy Choice 97 percent fat-free frankfurters, diced
In a slow cooker sprayed with butter-flavored cooking spray, combine macaroni, evaporated skim milk, skim milk, onion flakes and parsley flakes. Add Cheddar cheese and frankfurters. Mix well to combine. Cover and cook on low for 3 to 4 hours. Mix well before serving.
Serves 8 (1 cup).
Each serving equals: 246 calories, 6 grams fat, 18 grams protein, 30 grams carbohydrates, 525 milligrams sodium, 371 milligrams calcium and 1 gram fiber.
Hint: 2 2/3 cups uncooked elbow macaroni usually cooks to about 4 cups.
Healthy Exchanges is a column printed weekly in The Newton Kansan. Recipes are prepared and tested in the kitchen of JoAnna Lund of DeWitt, Iowa.