What You Need:
- 1 pkg. (150 g) Kraft Dinner Smart Vegetables Macaroni & Cheese
- ½ cup puréed cooked butternut squash
Prepare Kraft Dinner as directed on package, using the Sensible Solution directions.
Stir in squash; cook and stir 1 min. or until heated through.
How to Cook and Purée Squash:
Peel 1 butternut squash; cut into chunks. Place in large saucepan; cover with water. Bring to boil; simmer on medium-low heat 12 to
15 min. or until squash is tender. Drain. Blend in blender, in batches if necessary, until smooth. Remove ½ cup to prepare recipe. Spoon remaining purée into ice cube trays. Freeze 1 hour. Remove from tray; place in freezer-weight resealable plastic bags. Next time you prepare this tasty mac and cheese, add 6 thawed squash cubes to the hot drained macaroni with the cheese sauce mix, milk and margarine; mix well. Return to heat, if necessary, to cook until squash is heated through, stirring constantly.
The squash in this flavourful main dish provides an excellent source of Vitamin A.
Per Serving (¾ cup/175 mL):
220 calories, 4.5 g total fat, 1 g saturated fat, 5 mg cholesterol,
440 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 3 g dietary fibre, 9 g sugars,
7 g protein, 50% DV Vitamin A, 20% DV Vitamin C, 10% DV calcium, 15% DV iron.