Pumpkin Mac-and-cheese Recipe

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Pumpkin mac-and-cheese

sherry monfils

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@smonfils

The pumpkin gives this mac and cheese a great earthy flavor.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

3 c
penne pasta
2 Tbsp
unslated butter
2 Tbsp
flour
2 c
1% milk
3/4 c
canned pumpkin puree
1 c
reduced-fat shredded monterey jack cheese
1 c
shredded gruyere cheese
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese
1/4 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
nutmeg
1/8 tsp
pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 375. Spray a 13" x 9" baking pan w/ cooking spray. Cook pasta as directed, drain.
2
In saucepan, over medium heat, melt butter. Whisk in flour. Slowly whisk in milk, cook until thickened. Add pumpkin puree and mix well. Remove from heat.
3
Add cheeses, salt, nutmeg and pepper. Combine sauce w/ pasta. Pour into pan. Bake, uncovered 25-30 mins, or until golden and bubbly.

About this Recipe

Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #pumpkin, #mac-n-cheese