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Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Traeger Kitchen


Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

50 Minutes

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This mac n’ cheese is a far cry from the boxed stuff. Our recipe adds a thick & creamy dimension by incorporating Traeger-roasted butternut squash.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

2

    Steps

    • 1

      When ready to cook, start Traeger grill, set the temperature to 225 degrees F and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.
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    • 2

      Puncture butternut squash with a fork several times and place on grill grate. Cook until tender, about 40 minutes to an hour. When cooked, scoop out meat and discard seeds.
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    • 3

      Cook elbow macaroni according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
    • 4

      In a medium skillet, sauté chopped onion until fragrant and golden. Add broth, milk, salt, onions and butternut squash to a food processor. Puree until smooth and creamy. Add salt and pepper to taste.
    • 5

      Pour pureed sauce over cooked noodles and add the shredded cheese. Stir to melt the cheese and add milk to reach desired consistency. Serve warm. Enjoy!

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