Baked Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese with Greens

Yield: 4 to 6 servings
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
26 mins
Total Time:
41 mins
 
Baked Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese with Greens is a great way to enjoy your favorite comfort food with mixed greens. Baked until golden and delicious!
Baked Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese with Greens is a great way to enjoy your favorite comfort food with mixed greens that is baked until golden and delicious!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound dried pasta
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • cup pumpkin puree or a 15oz can
  • 5 ounces Fontina cheese shredded
  • 3 ounces organicgirl PEPPERGREENS
  • ½ cup soft bread crumbs
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Drain and return to the pot.
  2. In a medium pan, melt the butter over low heat. Whisk in the flour, salt, pepper. Add the cream and milk, whisking constantly. Increase the heat to medium and stir until the sauce begins to thicken and bubble around the edges.
  3. Add the pumpkin and cheese to the cream sauce. Whisk to blend. Add pasta to sauce and stir until well coated. Stir in greens. Transfer pasta mixture to a 9 x 9 inch (1.5 quart) baking dish.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese; sprinkle over pasta. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes or until the breadcrumbs are golden brown and cheese is bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Notes

Source: Spoonful of Flavor

Nutrition Information

Calories: 1012, Fat: 47g, Saturated Fat: 28g, Cholesterol: 154mg, Sodium: 980mg, Potassium: 700mg, Carbohydrates: 112g, Fiber: 7g, Sugar: 11g, Protein: 35g, Vitamin A: 18505%, Vitamin C: 9.8%, Calcium: 520%, Iron: 4.1%

*Nutritional information is an estimate. Please consult a doctor or nutritionist for the most accurate nutritional info.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pumpkin mac and cheese with greens
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