Tofu Macaroni and CheeseIt’s the start of a new school year for many today, and coming home to enjoy a healthier take on a favorite dish will be welcomed by kids and parents alike! House Foods Tofu has taken the classic macaroni and cheese recipe and made it lighter and packed with more nutritional benefits than a standard boxed variety. Yum!

Tofu Mac’n’Cheese

Ingredients

½ package of House Foods Premium Tofu Firm or Organic Firm, strained
1 box elbow macaroni
3 tablespoons of onions
½ cup Greek yogurt (“Mom” prefers organic)
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon mustard
1 teaspoon butter (“Mom” prefers Earth Balance Buttery Spread)
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
dash paprika
pepper to taste

Preparation

Cook and strain macaroni noodles and set aside.
Sautée onions in pan until golden brown.
Combine all ingredients in blender and puree until smooth.
Mix cheese sauce and macaroni noodles in a large pot over low heat until all noodles are coated with sauce and heated thoroughly. Serve warm.

Optional: Serve with parmesan cheese for extra flavor.

Serves 8.

*Recipe and image courtesy of House Foods Tofu.*