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Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese
Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

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Cook Minutes 30 Min
Prep : 30 Min
Enhance everyday macaroni and cheese with our Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese. Our Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese recipe is a great use for your favourite winter squash.
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10 Servings
Original recipe yields 10 Servings
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1 lb. (450 g) elbow macaroni, uncooked
2 cups peeled butternut squash cubes (1/2 inch)
2 Tbsp. butter
2 Tbsp. flour
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. garlic powder
1-1/2 cups milk
2 cups Cracker Barrel Shredded Old Cheddar Cheese
1/2 cup Kraft 100% Parmesan Shredded Cheese
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Step 1
Cook macaroni in medium saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, cook squash in large saucepan of boiling water 8 min. or until tender.
Step 2
Drain squash, reserving 2 Tbsp. of the cooking water. Add reserved water and squash to blender; blend until smooth.
Step 3
Melt butter in large saucepan on low heat. Add flour and seasonings; cook and stir 2 min. or until hot and bubbly. Gradually whisk in milk; bring just to boil on medium heat, stirring constantly. Simmer on medium-low heat 3 to 5 min. or until thickened, stirring constantly. Gradually add cheddar, cooking and stirring after each addition until melted. Remove from heat. Add squash purée; mix well.
Step 4
Drain macaroni. Add to squash mixture; mix lightly. Sprinkle with Parmesan.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Special Extra
Sprinkle with 1 cup toasted panko bread crumbs along with the Parmesan before serving.
Serving Suggestion
Serve this creamy pasta with a crisp, mixed green salad tossed with your favourite Kraft Dressing.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 12 g
Saturated fat 7 g
35 %
Cholesterol 35 mg
Sodium 240 mg
10 %
Carbohydrate 40 g
Fibre 2 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 13 g
Vitamin A
35 %
Vitamin C
6 %
20 %
15 %
10 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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