If you can’t find frozen butternut puree, swap in an equal amount of mashed sweet potato or canned unsweetened pumpkin.
Cost for 6: $8.15 Total Time: 25 minutes
1. Heat Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add bacon; cook 4 minutes or until crisp, stirring occasionally. Remove bacon from pan.
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Remove all but 2 teaspoons bacon drippings from pan. Add garlic to drippings in pan; sauté 30 seconds.
Add stock, milk, and squash to pan; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
Add pasta; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in broccoli; cover and cook 3 minutes or until pasta is done and sauce is thickened.
Stir in salt, pepper, and 4 ounces cheese. Sprinkle bacon and remaining cheese on top. Cover; let stand 1 minute.