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Creamy Greek Yogurt Mac & Cheese recipe

Greek Yogurt Mac and Cheese

Julie Wunder
This Greek Yogurt Mac and Cheese is easy, super tasty and surprisingly healthy for you! Look no further for the perfect Low Fat Mac and Cheese with Greek Yogurt.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 380 kcal


  • 2 cups macaroni elbow pasta
  • ½ cup reserved pasta water
  • 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ teaspoon dried mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and reserve ½ cup of the water you cooked the pasta in for the sauce. Do not rinse the pasta.
  • Turn off the burner and return the pasta to the warm pot, and add the cheese, greek yogurt. Add a few tablespoons of the reserved pasta water. Stir until the cheese melts and the pasta is coated. Add a few more tablespoons of the pasta water as needed until you get the right consistency.
  • Stir in the salt, pepper and spices. Adjust to taste.


This recipe can be super healthy with whole-wheat pasta, low-fat cheese and 0% low-fat Greek yogurt. This skinny variation works well and tastes great. To make it super creamy, use at least 2% Greek yogurt and regular cheddar cheese.


Calories: 380kcalCarbohydrates: 55gProtein: 26gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 363mgPotassium: 194mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 195IUCalcium: 283mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Greek Yogurt Mac and Cheese, Healthy Mac and Cheese, Low Fat Mac and Cheese with Greek Yogurt
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