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White Mac & Cheese with Turkey

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There’s nothing better than a comfort food recipe that has been hacked to be a healthier, more powerful version of its former self. This white mac & cheese dish is no exception.

Ingredients for up to 5 servings:

  • 4 slices turkey bacon (nitrate free, uncured)
  • 4.5oz Ancient Harvest Gluten free Quinoa Macaroni pasta (or use whole wheat macaroni)
  • 1 3/4 cup Greek yogurt (2%)
  • 2 oz goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat mozzarella
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • fresh chives
  • salt & pepper to taste

Steps:

  1. Boil quinoa pasta and set aside.
  2. Slice bacon into pieces and then cook in a nonstick skillet with garlic paste on medium high heat.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add 1 cup of Greek yogurt, goat cheese, chives and mozzarella.
  4. Cook until the sauce is an even consistency.
  5. Let the sauce thicken and then remove from heat.
  6. Then add macaroni and the rest of Greek yogurt. Mix.

Approximate macros for 1 of 5 servings:

253 calories, 20g protein, 27g carbs, 8g fat

 

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