NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – For the end of Back To School Meals week, Chef Rama Ginde of WannaBee Chef in Bergen County brought some schoolkids to the CBS 2 studios to cook up some mac and cheese.3 Teens Charged In Manhattan Subway Attacks, Police Release Video Of New Suspect Believed To Be Group's Lookout
Butternut Squash Macaroni & Cheese
Serves 4READ MORE: Armed Suspects Impersonated Police, Handcuffed Women During Alleged Bronx Home Invasion, NYPD Says
- 1/2 box whole grain elbow macaroni (8 ounces)
- 1 cup canned butternut squash puree
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/4 cup chicken or vegetable broth
- 1 oz low fat cream cheese
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- ¼ cup caramelized onions
- 1 large crispy apple, chopped or grated
- 4 tablespoons crumbled bacon
Cook the pasta according to directions. Drain and return to pan over low heat. Add butternut squash, chicken broth, evaporated milk, and cream cheese. When combined, add in salt.
Add onions and apples to the pasta. Stir to combine and add a tablespoon more broth or milk if needed.MORE NEWS: Thomas Valva Case: Ex-NYPD Officer Michael Valva, Former Fiancée Angela Pollina Appear In Court For Pre-Trial Hearing
Just before serving, mix in cheese and stir until melted. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon bacon.