Savory Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

Pumpkin Puree Can Be Used For Sweet Or Savory Dishes!

Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 50 minutes


1/2 box macaroni

1 cup heavy cream

1 1/2 cups canned pumpkin puree

1 cup Mascarpone cheese

1 1/2 cups Mexican shredded cheese

3 tbsp butter, melted + greasing

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

1 cup Applewood Smoked Gouda, cubed

1 cup Velveeta cheese, cubed

pinch of nutmeg



Preheat oven 375 Degrees F.  Cook pasta according to directions, drain and place in large mixing bowl.  Add in butter, heavy cream and Mascarpone cheese and blend until incorporated.  Add in pumpkin puree, shredded cheese, Parmesan cheese, Gouda, Velveeta and nutmeg, mix well.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.  Grease baking dishes and place macaroni in dish and top with Panko Walnut Breadcrumbs ( recipe below) and bake in oven for 40 minutes.
Serves 4-6

1 cup Panko bread crumbs
1 cup crushed walnuts
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 stick butter, melted
1 tbsp parsley, minced
pinch of nutmeg

Place Panko breadcrumbs, crushed walnuts, Parmesan cheese and parsley in mixing bowl.  Pour melted butter on crumbs and toss.  Mix in minced parsley, nutmeg, salt and pepper.

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