Stove-top macaroni and cheese
uncooked whole wheat pasta
1 cup(s), shells
WW Reduced fat shredded Mexican style blend cheese
WW Reduced-fat whipped cream cheese spread
- Cook pasta according to package directions, reserving 1/4 cup hot pasta water prior to draining. Set aside pasta to cool.
- Heat reserved water and butter in a small pot over medium heat. As butter melts, stir in flour and whisk until fully incorporated and a light brown color, about 3 minutes. Whisk in milk and cheese continuously until melted.
- Add pasta to the cheese sauce and stir over low heat until pasta is coated. Remove from heat and let thicken for about 5 minutes before serving.