Butternut Squash Macaroni + Cheese

Your favorite comfort food just got a seasonal makeover.

October 21, 2015
butternut squash mac + cheese

Serves 4

8 ounces organic whole wheat rotini
½ cup fat-free milk
½ pound butternut squash, peeled and chopped
1 cup cheddar cheese
½ teaspoon salt
teaspoon dry mustard
Pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, freshly shredded
1 tablespoon bread crumbs


Related: The Most Beautiful Winter Squashes You Can Eat

1. Prepare rotini according to package directions.

2. In medium saucepan, simmer milk with squash until combined.

3. Remove from heat. Add cheddar cheese, salt, dry mustard, and pepper to taste. Mix to combine.

4. Pour drained pasta into 8-inch square baking dish or deep-dish cast iron skillet, stir in cheese mixture, and top with Parmesan and bread crumbs.

5. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes.