Filling Squash mac & cheese

Filling Squash Mac & Cheese Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

sherry monfils

By
@smonfils

The squash gives this mac and cheese a unique taste and helps to fill you up. This is a lower fat version of many mac and cheese casseroles.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

16 oz
elbow macaroni
2
10 oz pkgs frozen pureed squash
2 c
fat-free milk
1 c
shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese
1/3 c
shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese
2/3 c
shredded monterey jack cheese
1/2 c
part-skim ricotta cheese
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
dry mustard
1/8 tsp
cayenne pepper
3 Tbsp
dry italian style bread crumbs
2 Tbsp
grated parmesan cheese
1 tsp
olive moil

How to Make Filling Squash mac & cheese

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 375. Lightly spray a 9" x 13" casserole dish w/ cooking spray. Cook macaroni as directed, drain, transfer to casserole dish.
  • 2Place frozen squash and milk in a saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring until defrosted, increase heat to medium. Cook, stirring until almost simmering.
  • 3Remove pan from heat. Stir in cheddar cheese, monterey cheese, ricotta cheese, salt, mustard and cayenne pepper. Stir well. Pour over macaroni, stir to combine. In bowl, combine bread crumbs, parmesan cheese and oil. Sprinkle over casserole. Bake until bubbly, 20 mins, put under broiler for 3 mins for a nice crust.

Printable Recipe Card

About Filling Squash mac & cheese

Course/Dish: Pasta, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom




Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Restaurant Favorite Pasta Recipes You Can Make At Home

Restaurant Favorite Pasta Recipes You Can Make at Home

Kitchen Crew

There is an Italian restaurant in my neighborhood that I absolutely love. When it first opened, I became a regular. Maybe too regular... After one meal I realized that I...

11 Stuffed Shell Recipes That Are Perfect For Dinner

11 Stuffed Shell Recipes That Are Perfect for Dinner

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

In search of a dinner recipe that is family tested and approved? Then stuffed shells are your answer. So versatile, easy and delicious, we love us some stuffed shells!

19 Delicious Pasta Recipes

19 Delicious Pasta Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Having guests over and not sure what to make? Try pasta! It's versatile and always a crowd favorite. Try one of these 19 delicious pasta recipes and by the end...