Butternut Squash Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Butternut Squash Mac ‘n’ Cheese


Instead of a thick and heavy sauce, this lightened-up casserole features a simple sauce of milk and shredded Cheddar cheese – and it’s loaded with butternut squash.
  • Side Dishes
  • Dinner


Prep Time
10 min

Cook Time
40 min


  • 4 pkg (2.32 oz each) Pasta Roni® Parmesan & Romano Corkscrew
  • 4 cups cubed cooked butternut squash
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper
  • 1 cup shredded aged Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup crushed Rold Gold® Tiny Twists Cheddar Flavored
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 4 tsp finely chopped fresh chives


Preheat oven to 400˚F. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and toss with squash, milk, mustard, salt and pepper. Stir in cheese.

Transfer to greased 8-inch baking dish. Toss together crushed pretzels, butter and chives; sprinkle over pasta. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown and bubbling.  


  • Alternatively, sprinkle with chopped fresh basil or parsley instead of chives.
  • Use mild or medium Cheddar cheese if desired.

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