Butternut-Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Prep Time: 10 mins |Servings: 2| Cooking : 20 mins
Ingredients:
1 cup whole-wheat ziti macaroni
2 cups peeled and cu bed butternut squash
1 cup nonfat or low-fat milk, divided
Freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 tbsp olive oil
¼ cup shredded low-fat cheddar cheese
Directions:

  1. Cook the pasta al dente.
  2. In a medium saucepan, add the butternut squash and ½ cup milk and
    place cook at medium-high heat. Season with black pepper. Bring to a
    simmer. Reduce heat to low and cover. Cook until fork tender (8 to 10
    mins).
  3. Place a large sauté pan over medium heat and add olive oil. Add the
    squash purée and remaining ½ cup of milk. Bring to a simmer.
  4. Cook until thickened (about 5 mins). Add the cheese and stir to
    combine.
  5. Add the pasta to the sauté pan and stir to combine.
    Nutrition:
    Calories 373, Fat 10g, Carbs 59g, Fiber 10g, Protein 14g

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