Butternut Squash Mac N Cheese

Gluten free
Nov 2, 2021
Robin Domingues

  • Prep Time50 Minutes
  • Cook Time21 Minutes
  • Total Time1 Hour 21 Minutes

Make Butternut Mac N Cheese

This meal is delicious and nutritious. You have to give this recipe a try.


Make Butternut Mac N Cheese

Ingredients to Make Butternut Mac N Cheese: 580 grams (about 2 cups) butternut squash 1 onion diced 1 cup milk 4 oz cream cheese 1/3 less fat 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt (I used fage) 3 tbsp light butter 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp onion powder 5 oz chickpea pasta How to Make Butternut Mac N Cheese: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Place butternut squash on a greased baking sheet. Bake for 50 minutes. Once the butternut has cooked, let cool for 10-15 minutes. Heat a medium size pot to medium high heat. Add 2 cups water or enough water to cover noodles. Salt the water with a pinch of salt. Add noodles cook for about 8-10 minutes. Chickpea noodles do not take as long to cook, so check on the noodles often. Drain the noodles. Heat a large pot to medium high heat. Spray with cooking spray, then add chopped onions. Once the onions are translucent (about 8 minutes) add butternut squash, milk, cream cheese, yogurt, and butter. Then using a immersion blender, blend ingredients together until smooth. Add the noodles and seasonings, stir to combine. Done! Easy nutrient dense dinner the whole fam will love! Did you know chickpea pasta has 11g of protein and 8g of fiber! We love chickpea pasta!

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