Recipes and Cooking Good-for-You Macaroni and Cheese By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on March 7, 2014 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 5 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 ounce dried multigrain elbow or penne pasta 1 cup chopped fresh or frozen mixed vegetables 1 12 ounce can evaporated fat-free milk 2 tablespoon flour ⅛ teaspoon black pepper 1 ¼ cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese (5 ounces) 1 ounce American cheese, shredded Black pepper (optional) Directions Cook pasta according to package directions, adding the frozen vegetables to the pasta water the last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain and return to pan. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, whisk together the milk, flour, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Add cheeses; cook and stir until melted. Pour sauce over pasta mixture in pan. Heat through. Sprinkle each serving with additional pepper, if desired. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 344 Calories 9g Fat 46g Carbs 23g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 5 Calories 344 % Daily Value * Total Fat 9g 12% Saturated Fat 5g 25% Cholesterol 28mg 9% Sodium 436mg 19% Total Carbohydrate 46g 17% Total Sugars 9g Protein 23g Vitamin C 3.5mg 18% Calcium 656.3mg 50% Iron 2.2mg 12% Potassium 346mg 7% Folate, total 116.9mcg Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.