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Roasted Pumpkin Macaroni

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8 servings, about 1 cup each

Tender roasted pumpkin, mozzarella cheese and cilantro are added to KRAFT Macaroni & Cheese Dinner in this tasty, weeknight-quick dish.

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  • Heat oven to 425°F.
  • Toss pumpkin with dressing; spread onto bottom of foil-lined shallow pan. Bake 20 min. or until pumpkin is tender, stirring after 10 min.
  • Meanwhile, place peppers in small bowl. Add enough hot water to cover peppers; let stand 15 min. or until softened. Remove peppers from liquid. Discard all but 1/2 cup liquid. Blend peppers and reserved liquid in blender until smooth.
  • Prepare Dinners in large saucepan as directed on package, using the Light Prep directions. Stir in pepper purée, pumpkin, mozzarella and cilantro.

Special Equipment Needed


Substitute chipotle peppers for the ancho peppers.

Food Facts

Pumpkins should be heavy for their size without spongy, soft spots. The smaller the pumpkin, the better the flavor. Store in a cool dry place for up to 1 month.


  • 8 servings, about 1 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Good source of calcium
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
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  • Carb Choices: 2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 3 Starch
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Celebrate the fall season with the irresistible flavor of roasted pumpkin in this satisfying stove-top dish. In addition to the pumpkin being rich in vitamin A, the mozzarella cheese also provides calcium.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, about 1 cup each
Calories 270
Total fat 4.5g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 550mg
Carbohydrate 40g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Protein 11g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 80 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 25 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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