Pumpkin Mac and Cheese


This Mac & Cheese is smothered in a creamy pumpkin cheese sauce & topped with breadcrumbs and baked to golden perfection.

Ingredients you will need:

– elbow macaroni – butter – all purpose flour – milk – salt – cayenne pepper –nutmeg –cheddar cheese  –Monterey jack cheese –pumpkin puree – panko breadcrumbs – dried sage – mozzarella cheese

HOW TO MAKE Pumpkin Mac and Cheese:

1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add flour and cook for one minute whisking constantly. Slowly add milk, continuing to whisk. Add salt, nutmeg, and cayenne pepper. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

HOW TO MAKE Pumpkin Mac and Cheese:

2. Add cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese, stirring after each addition. Mixture should be smooth.

HOW TO MAKE Pumpkin Mac and Cheese:

3. Add pumpkin, stirring constantly, until heated through, about one minute. Pour pumpkin mixture over pasta until evenly coated.

HOW TO MAKE Pumpkin Mac and Cheese:

4. In a small saucepan over medium low heat, melt remaining 4 tablespoon butter until golden brown. Remove from heat, add panko, sage and a generous pinch of salt, stir to coat.

5. Spoon half the pasta mixture into prepared pan. Spread ½ cup mozzarella cheese evenly over. Layer the rest of the pasta mixture over the cheese then top with remaining mozzarella cheese. Top with panko mixture.

Bake for 25 to 35 minutes or until topping is golden brown and pasta is heated through.

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