Source: Parents Magazine


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20 mins
40 mins


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  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish with 1 Tbs. of the butter. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and return to pot.

  • While macaroni cooks, melt the remaining 2 Tbs. butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and whisk until combined. Whisk in milk, mustard, salt, and pepper. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Add pumpkin and cheddar cheese. Cook and stir until creamy, 1 minute. Remove from heat.

  • Pour sauce over pasta and stir to coat. Transfer pasta to the prepared baking dish. In a small bowl, stir together breadcrumbs, Parmesan, and oil. Spread evenly over pasta. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until the topping is golden brown and pasta is heated through. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

454 calories; fat 19g; cholesterol 43mg; saturated fat 10g; carbohydrates 55g; mono fat 6g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 3g; sugars 6g; protein 16g; vitamin a 6851.5IU; vitamin c 1.7mg; thiamin 0.6mg; riboflavin 0.5mg; niacin equivalents 4.8mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 161.3mcg; vitamin b12 0.5mcg; sodium 445mg; potassium 329mg; calcium 261mg; iron 3mg.