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Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Sneaking vegetables into creamy, decadent-tasting pasta sauces is a delicious bit of magic, especially when it’s this Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese! Whether you’re looking to appease picky toddlers or simply want a healthy version of a comfort pasta classic, this is the recipe for you.

Butternut squash mac and cheese recipe with breadcrumb topping

Why You’ll Love This Healthy Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese Recipe

  • Healthy but Tastes Indulgent. Butternut squash pureed and steamed is the base for this velvety sauce. This easy butternut mac and cheese, like my Pumpkin Mac and Cheesy, tastes more decadent than it really is. The healthy substitutions of Greek yogurt and entire wheat pasta give it a wholesome taste without sacrificing texture or flavor.
  • Fancy If You Like. I made this butternut-squash mac and cheese using bacon and breadcrumbs because, well, it was tasty!You can leave out the breadcrumbs and bacon if you want to keep it as lean as you possibly can.
  • Both kids and adults will love it. Butternut Squash Pasta and Cauliflower Mac and Cheese) are both loaded with vegetables because butternut squash is sweet and mild. This recipe is beautiful and delicious without losing the inherent qualities of butternut squash.

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