Cheesy Pasta & Tomatoes

Cheesy Pasta & Tomatoes
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This adult version of mac & cheese has a fresh tomato topping!
20 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
4 servings

Ingredients

Mac & Cheese

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

Topping

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

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Set aside; keep warm.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Combine all topping ingredients in bowl. Spoon topping over pasta and cheese mixture; serve immediately.

Recipe Tips

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

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
600
Cholesterol
95mg
Carbohydrates
45g
Protein
24g
Fat
34g
Sodium
1370mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

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