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Individual mac ‘n’ cheese gratins with crispy panko topping

5
5
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy
Not for the kids, this is definitely mama's mac'n'cheese! Rich cheddar cheese sauce with hot Cayenne pepper, tangy Dijon mustard, envelopes the fettuccine noodles with creamy goodness. A crunchy topping of panko and a dusting of Parmesan make these individual mac'n'cheese dishes so irresistible. Prepare this recipe for two or have one on hand for another meal. Ready in only 30 minutes, you can easily throw together a crunchy side salad to enjoy with your pasta. This dish make a great dinner but also a fabulous lunch.

Ingredients

Skinny Pasta Konjac noodles, fettuccine shape (WW endorsed)

1 bag(s)

regular butter

1 tsp

uncooked onion(s)

cup(s), chopped, minced

kosher salt

½ tsp

all-purpose flour

1 Tbsp

skim milk

cup(s)

Dijon mustard

¼ tsp

cayenne pepper

1 pinch

Weight Watchers Reduced-fat Mexican style shredded cheese

½ cup(s)

panko breadcrumbs

1 Tbsp, seasoned

grated Parmesan cheese

1 tsp

cooking spray

5 spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and coat two small ramekins with cooking spray.
  2. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Add onion and salt and cook for 5-10 minutes, stirring frequently, or until soft.
  4. Stir in flour and cook for 30 seconds.
  5. Whisk in milk and cook for 2-3 minutes or until thick.
  6. Stir in Dijon, cayenne, and shredded cheddar stir until cheddar melts.
  7. Stir in Skinny Pasta and divide into prepared ramekins.
  8. Toss together panko and Parmesan and sprinkle on top. Bake for 5-10 minutes until browned and bubbly.

Notes

Serves 2, 1/2 cup servings

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