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close up of protein mac and cheese in a bowl
Protein Mac and Cheese
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Hate cooking an extra protein when you make pasta? Make this high protein mac and cheese with an extra secret protein source. 

Course: dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mac and cheese, pasta, quick dinner
Servings: 1 person
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup elbow macaroni
  • 1/4 whole block of silken tofu
  • 1/4 cup milk I used 2%, you can use any %age
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  1. Bring water and salt (1 tsp) to a boil, in a medium sized pot, over medium-high heat. Cook pasta in this water according to package directions.

  2. While pasta is cooking, add tofu (1/4 package), milk (1/4 c), and garlic salt (1/4 tsp) to blender, and blend until smooth. Set aside.  

  3. Once pasta is al dente, drain water. Return pasta to cooking pot, pour tofu, milk mixture over pasta, butter (1 tsp), and sprinkle cheese (2/3 c) over pasta. Stir together until pasta is coated, and cheese is melted. Serve immediately. 

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