Homemade mac and cheese recipe with creamy pumpkin pasta sauce is the best comfort food. It’s so easy to make! This cheesy pumpkin mac and cheese recipe uses 1 cup pumpkin purée and 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese. It turns out so delicious, ultra creamy, and flavorful - my favorite homemade macaroni and cheese recipe for fall!
Course Main Course
Keyword pumpkin mac and cheese
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Total Time 40minutes
2cupsshredded cheddar cheese
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Make elbow macaroni according to box. Drain, set aside.
In a medium size saucepan melt your butter over low-medium heat. Stir in flour and continue to stir until smooth. Stir in milk and bring to a simmer. Continue to stir for 1 minute until it's thickened. Remove from heat.
Stir in pepper, nutmeg, mustard.
Add in pumpkin puree and 1 3/4 cups of shredded cheese, stirring until cheese is completely melted.
Add macaroni to cheese mixture and stir until it's all coated. Pour into baking dish.