Spring Mac 'N' Cheese

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Recipe: #25843

March 28, 2017

"From Super Food Ideas Nov. 16. NOTE serving size is the dish being served as a side dish."

Original is 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (135.4 g)
  • Calories 270.8
  • Total Fat - 10.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 11.5 mg
  • Sodium - 131.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 30.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3 g
  • Sugars - 2.6 g
  • Protein - 16.4 g
  • Calcium - 224.8 mg
  • Iron - 1.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 190C/170C fan forced.

Step 2

Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water, following packet directions until tender and then drain well and then return to the pan.

Step 3

Meanwhile heat oil in a large frying pan over medium high heat and cook onion for 2 minutes or till just starting to soften and then add garlic, cooking for 1 minute or until fragrant and then add the spinach and cook stirring occasionally for 3 to 4 minutes or until wilted.

Step 4

Add to the pasta and toss to combine.

Step 5

Whisk yoghurt and flour in a bowl until well combined and season well with salt and pepper and then stir in lemon rind/zest and dill and then add this mix to the pasta, stirring well to coat.

Step 6

Spoon mixture into a 6 cup capacity ovenproof dish and sprinkle with combined parmesan and cheddar cheeses and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden.

Step 7

Sprinkle with extra dill and serve immediately.


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


Very good and different -- this served the 3 of us-- but I still think it was lower calories and healthier than the traditional. I really liked using the yogurt and spinach. Thanks for sharing!


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(2 Apr 2017)

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