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Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese


  • 2 cups butternut squash, peeled and cubed
  • 10 ounces pasta, dry
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup skim milk
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil and add butternut squash. Cook until squash is softened and drain. Alternatively, microwave squash until softened (about 4-5 minutes).
  2. Prepare pasta according to box. Drain and set aside.
  3. Place squash and vegetable brith in food processor or blender. Pulse until mixture is smooth. Add water by 1/4 teaspoon if mixture is too firm.
  4. Heat butter over medium-low heat until melted in a small saucepan. Whisk in flour and cook 1-2 minutes.
  5. Whisk in garlic powder, milk and squash . Continue to whisk for another 1-2 minutes mixture thickens.
  6. Once thickened, add cheese and whisk until melted (about 5 minutes). Stir mixture into pasta.