Winter Favourites New Ideas Cooking (Part 2) - Mac ’n’ cheese with pumpkin

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Mac ’n’ cheese with pumpkin

·         Serves 4

·         Hands-on time 15 min

·         Cooking time 45 min

Description: Pumpkin

Pumpkin

Ingredient

·         500g Kent pumpkin, peeled, roughly chopped

·         250g macaroni

·         2 teaspoons olive oil

·         1 medium carrot, roughly grated

·         1 medium zucchini, roughly grated

·         2 tablespoons plain flour

·         1½ cups skim milk

·         ²⁄³ cup grated reduced-fat cheese

·         1 x 300g packet baby Brussels sprouts

·         2 bunches broccolini, trimmed

Recipe

1.    Preheat oven to 200°C. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Add pumpkin to pan and cook for 10 minutes, or until very tender. Drain pumpkin in a large colander and set aside.

2.    Bring another large saucepan of water to the boil. Add macaroni and cook according to packet instructions until al dente; drain.

3.    Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large deep saucepan set over medium–high heat. Add carrot and zucchini; cook, stirring, for 5 minutes, or until soft. Add flour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add skim milk to pan in a gradual stream and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes, or until vegetable sauce boils and thickens.

4.    Add cooked pumpkin to vegie sauce in pan. Use the back of a spoon to squash pumpkin into sauce until almost smooth. Stir macaroni and half of the cheese into sauce; season with cracked black pepper. Transfer mixture to a 6-cup baking dish and sprinkle with remaining cheese; bake for 15–20 minutes, or until golden.

5.    Meanwhile, steam Brussels sprouts and broccolini on the stovetop or in the microwave for 4-5 minutes, or until tender.

6.    Serve mac ’n’ cheese with steamed green vegies.

Per serve 2019kJ/483cal Protein 27.9g Total Fat 7.2g Sat Fat 2.9g Carbs 73.3g Sugars 16.9g Fibre 8.4g Sodium 240mg Calcium 373mg Iron 1.8mg

Description: Smooth pumpkin helps this cheesy classic cut the fat

Colourful shreds of veg add filling fibre to this cold-weather combo

 
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