Maple mac n cheese

The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (FPAQ)

The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (FPAQ)

Standard Supplier 17th September 2015

Maple mac n cheese

Macaroni cheese with butternut squash and maple syrup - 4 servings


  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 butternut squash, peeled and cubed
  • 30ml butter
  • 60ml maple syrup
  • 250ml milk, warmed
  • 450g macaroni
  • 250ml orange cheddar cheese, grated
  • 250ml mozzarella, grated
  • 5ml paprika
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


In a saucepan, sauté onions and squash cubes in butter over medium heat.

Add maple syrup, and stir for 1 minute before adding milk. Simmer for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large pot of salted boiling water, cook macaroni until al dente.

Drain and return pasta to the pan.

Use a blender to purée squash and onions into a smooth sauce.

Pour over macaroni, adding cheddar and paprika, and salt and pepper.

Mix well, transfer into a buttered casserole dish, sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and bake for a few minutes until cheese has melted.

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