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Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

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10 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Enhance everyday macaroni and cheese with our Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese. Our Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese recipe is a great use for your favourite winter squash.

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  • Cook macaroni in medium saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, cook squash in large saucepan of boiling water 8 min. or until tender.
  • Drain squash, reserving 2 Tbsp. of the cooking water. Add reserved water and squash to blender; blend until smooth.
  • Melt butter in large saucepan on low heat. Add flour and seasonings; cook and stir 2 min. or until hot and bubbly. Gradually whisk in milk; bring just to boil on medium heat, stirring constantly. Simmer on medium-low heat 3 to 5 min. or until thickened, stirring constantly. Gradually add cheddar, cooking and stirring after each addition until melted. Remove from heat. Add squash purée; mix well.
  • Drain macaroni. Add to squash mixture; mix lightly. Sprinkle with Parmesan.

Special Extra

Sprinkle with 1 cup toasted panko bread crumbs along with the Parmesan before serving.

Serving Suggestion

Serve this creamy pasta with a crisp, mixed green salad tossed with your favourite Kraft Dressing.


  • 10 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 10 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Calories 320
% Daily Value
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 7g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 240mg
Carbohydrate 40g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 3g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A 35 %DV
Vitamin C 6 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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