• prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    This pumpkin macaroni and cheese recipe, or mac and cheese if you wanna be casual, is baked with pasta, bacon, Cheddar, and butter.

    Ingredients

    • Kosher salt
    • 1 pound (454 grams) cavatappi
    • 5 tablespoons (70 grams) unsalted butter
    • 1/2 cup (35 grams) panko or fresh bread crumbs
    • 8 ounces (225 grams) bacon
    • 1 medium (235 grams) onion
    • 2 garlic cloves
    • 15 sage leaves
    • 1/4 cup (30 grams) all-purpose flour
    • 1 1/2 cups (355 milliliters) whole milk
    • 2 cups (475 milliliters) heavy cream
    • 2 1/2 cups (10 ounces/285 grams) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
    • One 15-ounce (425-gram) can solid-packed pumpkin
    • 2 tablespoons (30 milliliters) apple cider vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon thyme leaves
    • 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
    • Freshly ground black pepper

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 624 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 48 g 73.19%
    • Saturated Fat: 25 g 126.59%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 116 mg 38.53%
    • Sodium: 750 mg 31.25%
    • Calcium: 375 mg 37.47%
    • Potassium: 162 mg 4.63%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.88%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 20 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.87%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 29 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 149.33%
    • Vitamin C 23.24%
    • Vitamin D 9.45%
    • * 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 - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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