Baked Shells with Winter Squash

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 489.4
  • Total Fat: 9.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 13.2 mg
  • Sodium: 632.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 81.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.2 g
  • Protein: 19.4 g

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Introduction

Alternative to Mac and Cheese Alternative to Mac and Cheese
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    Pasta shells, dry 16 oz
    Olive Oil, 4 1tsp
    Cooking Spray, Pam Cooking Spray
    Onions, raw, 2 large
    Salt, table, 0.5 tsp
    black pepper, coarse ground, 1 tsp
    Rosemary, 2 tsp
    Winter Squash, 2 cup cubes-cooked and puree (12 oz)
    Parmesan Cheese, grated, 1 cup
    3 slices French Baguette (1 1/2 cups) cut into 1/4" cubes

Directions

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Pam spray a 9- by 13-inch baking dish.
2. Heat 3 tablespoons oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add onions; season with salt and pepper. Cover; cook until onions are soft and release liquid, 15 minutes. Uncover; raise heat to medium. Cook, stirring, until onions are browned, 20 to 25 minutes. Stir in 1 teaspoon rosemary.
3. Meanwhile, cook pasta in large pot of boiling salted water 2 minutes less than package instructions suggest. Drain, reserving 1 1/2 cups cooking water. Return pasta to pot.
4. Stir squash and reserved pasta water into onions; simmer 2 minutes. Toss squash mixture and 1/2 cup Parmesan with pasta. Transfer to prepared dish.
5. Combine bread cubes with remaining Parmesan, rosemary, and oil; season with salt and pepper.
6. Top pasta with bread cubes; bake until golden brown, 10 to 15 minutes.


Serving Size: 6

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LKWICKS.

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