White Turkey Healthy Mac and Cheese Recipe

March 07, 2016

White Turkey Healthy Mac and Cheese Recipe

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

  • This is a quick and easy meal with 20 grams of muscle-building protein per serving.
Take your love of mac and cheese to the next level with this variation that can be incorporated into even the cleanest of meal plans. A dose of Greek yogurt helps bring the calorie count down and protein levels up, while favorite additions like goat cheese, mozzarella, and turkey help give the dish a hearty feel. Give this healthy mac and cheese recipe a try, we promise you won't regret it! 

Ingredients

  • 4 Slices of Turkey Bacon
  • 4-1/2 oz Ancient Harvest gluten-free quinoa macaroni (or use whole-wheat macaroni)
  • 1-3/4 cup 2% Greek yogurt, divided
  • 2 oz goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat mozzarella
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • Fresh chives
  • Sea salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

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

Macros*

Calories per serving: 253

Fat per serving: 8g

Carbs per serving: 27g

Protein per serving: 20g

 




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