Mac 'n Cheese Stuffed Squash

4 Servings


55 MIN


30-60 mins


10 MIN





acorn squash, cut lengthwise in half, seeded

1 pkg

(225 g) Kraft Dinner Macaroni and Cheese

1/2 lb

(225 g) Italian sausage, removed from casings

3 tbsp

fresh sage leaves, divided

1 small

red apple, chopped

1/2 cup

Cracker Barrel Shredded 4 Cheese Italiano Cheese


Step 1

Heat oven to 425ºF.

Step 2

Brush cut sides of squash halves with dressing; place, cut sides down, on parchment-covered rimmed baking sheet. Bake 25 min. or until tender.

Step 3

Meanwhile, prepare Kraft Dinner in large saucepan as directed on package. While Macaroni is cooking, crumble sausage into medium skillet; cook over medium-high heat 5 to 7 min. or until done, stirring occasionally. Drain. Reserve 4 small sage leaves for garnish; chop remaining sage leaves.

Step 4

Scrape pulp from squash halves into large bowl, leaving 1/4-inch-thick shells. Add Dinner, sausage, chopped sage and apples to squash; mix well. Spoon into shells; top with shredded cheese.

Step 5

Bake 10 min. or until filling is heated through and cheese is melted. Garnish with reserved sage leaves.