"Acorn Squash & Bacon" Baked Macaroni & Cheese

3
Tiffany Bannworth

By
@MissAnubis

I love this sweet, creamy dish as much as I love Sweet Potato and Candied Pecan Macaroni and Cheese.

This is an excellent autumn dish. Parents and children alike will love this.

Please enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

  • PASTA

  • 2 pkg
    wacky mac veggie shapes
  • 2 c
    ham broth
  • SAUCE

  • 1 c
    cheddar
  • 1/2 c
    brie
  • 1/2 stick
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1/2 c
    ricotta cheese
  • 2 c
    half and half
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 c
    ham broth
  • 1/4 c
    red wine
  • 1/4 c
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    white pepper
  • 1 tsp
    paprika
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 Tbsp
    celery salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • TOPPING

  • 1/2 c
    cheddar
  • 1/2 c
    panko, seasoned
  • 1 Tbsp
    seasoned salt
  • MAIN

  • 1 pkg
    maple bacon
  • 2 Tbsp
    soybean oil
  • 1
    acorn squash

How to Make "Acorn Squash & Bacon" Baked Macaroni & Cheese

Step-by-Step

  1. Rub acorn squash with oil. Place in a Pyrex casserole dish, filling the bottom with water. Put in oven at 450F until soft.
  2. Remove from oven and allow to cool until able to be handled. Then peel and cube. Set aside.
  3. Boil pasta in broth. Add water if you see fit. When al dente, set aside.
  4. Place all sauce ingredients, in pot on low to medium. Heat and stir until totally combined.
  5. Dice bacon. Add half inside casserole, half atop.
  6. In a mixing bowl toss squash, bacon, and pasta. Then turn into a greased, rectangular Pyrex dish. Pour sauce atop, make sure you cover all areas.
  7. Top with toppings. Place in oven at 350F until the top is golden brown.

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