Sweet Cheesy Mac

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Finally, a Mac N’ Cheese dish both the kids and mom can enjoy! Made with our sweet Butternut Squash to give it that extra flavor!




What you need


2 cups dry pasta

1 cup Pero Family Farms® Butternut Squash, cooked and pureed

⅓ cup Pero Family Farms® Mini Sweet Peppers, chopped

1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

⅓ cup milk

¼ cup panko breadcrumbs

1 tbsp. butter

Salt and pepper to taste

What you need

Let’s Get Started


  • First, cook and drain the pasta.
  • Next, cook the Butternut Squash using the directions on the back of the bag.
  • Puree the butternut squash in a food processor.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the butternut squash puree, milk, cheddar cheese, Mini Sweet Peppers, butter, salt and pepper.
  • Add the pasta and mix well.
  • Place the mixture into a casserole dish and top with panko breadcrumbs.
  • Bake at 350°F for 15 minutes or until the mixture is bubbling and browning on top.

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