Squash Stuffed with Macaroni and Cheese

Squash Stuffed with Macaroni and Cheese

[Editor's Note: This delicious and beautiful dish adds a boost of nutrition to standard macaroni and cheese. It's perfect either as a side or a vegetarian main, and it's adorably packaged in its acorn squash shell! --Genie]

Macaroni and Cheese Stuffed Squash

When I see a squash my mind races with all the different ways I can stuff it and turn it into an edible bowl. Just about any type will work but I like acorn or kabocha best for this. They are the perfect shapes for stuffing and their mild flavor pairs well with anything you want to throw their way.

Mac and Cheese Stuffed Squash

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