Skinny Creamy Mac and Cheese

  • Author: Jenna
  • Yield: 8 1x


  • 10 oz of medium sized shells
  • 2 cups of 1% milk plus 1/2 cup
  • 1/4 cup of flour
  • 3/4 cup of sharp cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 tablespoons of panko bread crumbs
  • parsley for garnish


  1. In a medium sauce pan, boil the medium shells for 8-10 minutes until al dente.
  2. While the noodles are cooking let the 2 cups of milk come to a simmer in a medium sauce pan. Whisk the remaining 1/2 cup of milk and 1/4 cup of flour together in a bowl until the flour is combined. Add to the cups of milk that is simmering on the stove top. Let the milk and flour thicken for another 5 minutes. Add in salt and pepper for seasoning.
  3. Stir in the cheese until melted and combine the cheese with the noodles.
  4. Put the broiler on high and add noodles to some oven proof bowls such as ramekins. Sprinkle some panko over the top and let the panko brown in the oven.
  5. Serving Size: 1 cup 


Weight Watcher Points Plus: 9

myWW points: Blue  5; Green 6;  Purple 5


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 282
  • Fat: 9.34
  • Saturated Fat: 4.86
  • Carbohydrates: 34.91
  • Fiber: 1.6
  • Protein: 13.72