Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

Mac and Cheese

Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

Pumpkin Mac and Cheese - Download Recipe

Makes 4 servings

  • 1lb short pasta
  • 1 15 ounce can pumpkin puree
  • 1 3/4 cups 2% milk
  • 1 cup shredded Gruyere
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp freshly chopped thyme leaves
  • Salt and Pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F
  2. Cook the pasta until almost done (al dente). Drain and set aside in a bowl.
  3. In another bowl, whisk the pumpkin and milk together until smooth.
  4. Add a pinch of salt and pepper, thyme, and cheese. Pour the mixture into the bowl of pasta and mix together.
  5. Now, move the pasta into a 9x13 baking dish and sprinkle with parmesan. Bake for 15 minutes until the top is browned and the pasta is heated through.

Recipe derived from: thenaptimechef.com

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