Recipes and Cooking Easy Pumpkin-Roasted Red Pepper Mac and Cheese 4.0 (4) Add your rating & review In this casserole, kid friendly dinner joins forces with fresh veggies and other healthful ingredients. The result? Nutrient-packed meals the little ones will actually want to eat. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on July 27, 2016 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 20 mins Bake Time: 30 mins Stand Time: 5 mins Total Time: 55 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 8 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 14.5 ounce pkg. dried multigrain rotini or penne pasta 1 15-16 ounce jar Alfredo pasta sauce 1 15 ounce can pumpkin ½ cup chopped roasted red sweet peppers ½ cup water ¼ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon cracked black pepper 1 ½ cup shredded fontina cheese (6 oz.) Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease a 3-qt. rectangular baking dish. In a large pot cook pasta in boiling salted water according to package directions; drain. Return to pot. Stir in next six ingredients (through black pepper). Stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese. Transfer to prepared dish. Bake, covered, 25 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese. Bake, uncovered, 5 minutes more or until heated through and cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Top with additional black pepper. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 511 Calories 22g Fat 56g Carbs 23g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 511 % Daily Value * Total Fat 22g 28% Saturated Fat 11g 55% Cholesterol 92mg 31% Sodium 894mg 39% Total Carbohydrate 56g 20% Total Sugars 7g Protein 23g Vitamin C 13mg 65% Calcium 250mg 19% Iron 4.4mg 24% Potassium 165mg 4% Folate, total 203.5mcg Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.