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A Healthy Recipe for your Heart: Baked Mac and Cheese

A Healthy Recipe for your Heart: Baked Mac and Cheese

By Kary Woodruff

May 23, 2016

Updated Jul 13, 2023

5 min read


Servings: 6
Serving size: about 2 cups
Prep time: 10 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes


  • 1 lb package whole wheat spiral noodles
  • 1 package part-skim mozzarella
  • 1 package part-skim Parmesan
  • 1 package low-fat sour cream
  • Seasonings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Prepare pasta according to the package directions, omitting salt and fat.
  3. In a large bowl, combine noodles sour cream and mozzarella. Season to taste.
  4. Place pasta mixture into an oven safe 9x13” pan. Sprinkle with Parmesan.
  5. Bake 10 minutes or until noodles and Parmesan on top is light brown.
  6. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Total calories: 320
Total fat: 12 g
Saturated fat: 5 g
Protein: 19 g
Total Carbohydrate: 43 g
Dietary fiber: 5 g
Sodium: 355 mg