Go Back
+ servings

Healthy Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

Healthy Creamy Macaroni and Cheese is the ultimate comfort food. The sauce is just as rich and cheesy, but made with lighter ingredients. 
Yield 8 Servings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American


  • 12 ounces large elbow macaroni
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup light sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups sharp cheddar cheese , freshly shredded


  • Cook the pasta 1 minute shy of the directions on the box.
  • In a medium bowl stir together mayonnaise, light sour cream, mustard, garlic salt, black pepper, and cheddar cheese.
  • Remove the pasta from the pot and drain the water.
  • Add the pasta and mixed ingredients back to the pot and stir well until fully melted and creamy on medium heat.


Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 489mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 242IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 173mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword: Healthy Creamy Macaroni and Cheese