Ingredients
  • 1/2  
    butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (2 cups)
  • 2   teaspoons 
    olive oil
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/2  pound 
    whole-wheat elbows
  • 2   tablespoons 
    butter
  • 2   tablespoons 
    flour
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    reduced-fat milk
  • 1 3/4  cups 
    low-fat white cheddar cheese, shredded and divided
Directions
1.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Toss squash with oil and salt on a foil-lined tray. Bake for 20 minutes or until tender, set aside.
2.
Cook pasta for 2 minutes less than package directions call for; drain and place in a bowl with squash. Meanwhile, melt butter over low heat. Whisk in flour; cook for 2 minutes.
3.
Slowly whisk in milk. Bring mixture to a boil, then simmer. Cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add 1 1/2 cups cheese; stir until melted. Stir cheese sauce in pasta and squash.
4.
Spoon into 6 greased, individual ramekins. Sprinkle on remaining cheese. Bake 10 minutes.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 306, Fat, total (g) 10, chol. (mg) 23, sat. fat (g) 5, carb. (g) 39, Monosaturated fat (g) 3, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, fiber (g) 4, sugar (g) 6, pro. (g) 18, vit. A (IU) 5274.55, vit. C (mg) 9.92, Thiamin (mg) 0.28, Riboflavin (mg) 0.28, Niacin (mg) 2.73, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.2, Folate (g) 46.34, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0.52, sodium (mg) 400, Potassium (mg) 360, calcium (mg) 272, iron (mg) 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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