Cheesy Pasta & Tomatoes

Cheesy Pasta & Tomatoes

This adult version of mac & cheese has a fresh tomato topping!

20 min. prep time
4 servings
000 Ratings


Mac & Cheese

6 ounces (2 1/2 cups) uncooked dried fusilli (corkscrew) pasta
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
2 cups thinly sliced onion
1 teaspoon sugar
1 cup milk
3/4 pound sliced Land O Lakes® Deli American, cut into quarters


1 cup chopped tomatoes
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper


Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Set aside; keep warm.

Melt butter in deep 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat until sizzling; add onion and sugar. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium; cook 15-16 minutes or until onions are browned and caramelized.

Stir in milk and cheese. Cook, stirring constantly, 3-4 minutes or until cheese is melted and mixture is creamy. Add cooked pasta; mix well. Continue cooking 1-2 minutes or until heated through.

Combine all topping ingredients in bowl. Spoon topping over pasta and cheese mixture; serve immediately.

Recipe Tip

This recipe can be doubled if you're serving a crowd.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 600

Fat: 34g

Cholesterol: 95mg

Sodium: 1370mg

Carbohydrates: 45g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 24g

Recipe #15172©2011Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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