Mac and Cheese Muffins

These individual portions of mac and cheese are light but satisfying. For best nutritional results, use whole-wheat or high-fiber pasta. Two make a nice dinner with a salad; one makes a nice side portion. Weight Watchers compatible; see original posting for points. values.http://bit.ly/W4SLFN

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  • Preheat oven to 400°F Spray a 12-well muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a sauce pan, melt butter over medium-high heat until foaming. Add flour, mustard, and nutmeg, and whisk vigorously until thick and beige in color. Add milk, Tabasco (if using), and garlic and bring to just below a boil, whisking constantly, until thick.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add cheese, one small handful at a time, whisking until fully melted before adding the next handful. When fully melted, remove from heat.
  • In a heat-safe bowl, beat egg and egg white until combined. Whisking vigorously and constantly, drizzle cheese sauce into egg.
  • Add pasta and spinach to cheese sauce. Add salt and pepper to taste. Divide evenly between muffin cups and bake 10-15 minutes until tops are brown. Let cool 5 minutes before removing from cups.
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"These individual portions of mac and cheese are light but satisfying. For best nutritional results, use whole-wheat or high-fiber pasta. Two make a nice dinner with a salad; one makes a nice side portion. Weight Watchers compatible; see original posting for points. values.http://bit.ly/W4SLFN"
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  1. DrGaellon
    These individual portions of mac and cheese are light but satisfying. For best nutritional results, use whole-wheat or high-fiber pasta. Two make a nice dinner with a salad; one makes a nice side portion. Weight Watchers compatible; see original posting for points. values.http://bit.ly/W4SLFN
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