Mexican Style Mac & Cheese (adapted from https://www.weightwatchers.com/us/recipe/mexican-style-mac-cheese/590258d8f92787746caa6378)
2 cups pasta (shells or twist) I prefer Mueller’s Hidden Veggie Pasta
2 tsp unsalted butter
2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
1 ½ cups skim milk
4 tbsp Fat Free cream cheese spread
½ tsp table salt
¼ tsp black pepper
½ cup reduced Fat Mexican Blend Shredded Cheese
Cook pasta according to package directions, reserving 1/2 cup hot pasta water prior to draining. Set aside pasta to cool.
Heat reserved water, milk
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.
4 servings, 8 Freestyle Smart Points per serving
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