Macaroni and Cheese with Butternut Squash
Macaroni and Cheese with Butternut Squash
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  • Summary

    Ricotta and pureed squash add extra creaminess to this comfort-food favorite.

    Ingredients

    • 1 small butternut squash (about 1 pound), peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch cubes (about 3 cups)
    • 1 cup homemade or low-sodium canned chicken stock, skimmed of fat
    • 1 1/2 cups nonfat milk
    • Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
    • Pinch of cayenne pepper
    • 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt
    • Freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 pound elbow macaroni
    • 4 ounces extra-sharp cheddar cheese, finely grated (about 1 cup)
    • 4 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, finely grated (1 ounce)
    • 2 tablespoons fine breadcrumbs
    • 1 teaspoon olive oil
    • Olive-oil, cooking spray
    • 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 461 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 11 g 17.29%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 26.82%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 27 mg 9.06%
    • Sodium: 520 mg 21.68%
    • Calcium: 348 mg 34.83%
    • Potassium: 439 mg 12.55%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 16.21%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 70 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 16.59%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 21 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 165.46%
    • Vitamin C 26.46%
    • Vitamin D 6.74%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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