Squash Mac & Cheese

Updated: Sep 21, 2018

Mac and cheese will forever be a kid favorite. If they could eat it every day, no doubt they would! Next time, try this recipe to add in a veggie! Your kids will love it, and you won’t feel as guilty giving in to your little mac and cheese monster!


Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

Ingredients

* 2 c. cubed butternut squash * 1 1/2 c. sharp shredded cheese * 2 tbs. grated Parmesan cheese * 8 oz. un-cooked penne pasta

Instructions

1. In 2 separate large pots, bring water to a boil 2. In pot #1, cook pasta per box instructions (about 8-10 minutes) 3. In pot #2, cook butternut squash for 8-10 minutes. Drain most of the water, but keep 1/2 c. of water 4. In a blender or food processor, blend squash and add 1/2 c. of water from step #3 5. In a baking dish or cooking tray, mix in pasta, pureed butternut squash, and cheddar cheese 6. Top with Parmesan cheese and bake in oven for 375F for 15 minutes

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