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Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

Nutrition Facts

6 servings Serving Per Container

Serving size 1 serving

Amount Per Serving

Calories

340

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6 g 9%
Saturated Fat 2 g 10%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 5 mg 2%
Sodium 200 mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 60 g 20%
Dietary Fiber 6 g 23%
Sugars 9 g
   Includes Added Sugars %
Protein 13 g
Vitamin D %
Calcium 15%
Iron 15%
Potassium %
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Servings
approx 6 servings

Prep Time
10 minutes

Cook Time
1 hour

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese
Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

Ingredients

  • Butternut Squash
  • 12 oz Small Pasta Shells
  • 1 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • ½ cup Onion, chopped
  • 3 tsp Garlic Cloves, minced
  • ½ tsp Curry Powder
  • ¼ tsp  Ground Thyme
  • ½ cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

Method of Preparation

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese - Step 1

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. 

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese - Step 2

Step 2

Cut butternut squash in half, de-seed and place on baking sheet (skin side down). Bake for 40 minutes or until you can easily prick skin with a fork. 

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese - Step 3

Step 3

Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add pasta and cooking according to package. Drain and set aside. 

 

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese - Step 4

Step 4

Heat olive oil on medium heat in a large skillet. Add onion and cook for 3-5 minutes. 

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese - Step 5

Step 5

Add garlic and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes or until fragrant. Remove from heat. 

 

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese - Step 6

Step 6

Scrape butternut squash from skin. Place in a food processor, along with the onion/garlic mix, thyme, curry powder, chicken broth, salt/pepper. Puree until smooth. 

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese - Step 7

Step 7

Add pureed butternut squash to skillet over medium heat. Add pasta and stir until well combined and heated through. 

 

Garnish with parmesan cheese and enjoy!