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Pesto Mac n' Cheese

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Normal mac n' cheese recipe with some pesto and heirloom cherry tomato upgrades!

30MIN

Total Cooking Time

8

Ingredients
Milk & Cardamom
I'm Hetal, Welcome to Milk & Cardamom! I'm a past MasterChef (Season 6) contestant currently living in sunny San Francisco where I cook up a storm in my tiny kitchen for my hubby and baby!
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Ingredients
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2
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1 1/2 cups
Whole Wheat Fusilli Pasta
1 Tbsp
1 cup
1 1/2 cups
White Cheddar Cheese , freshly grated
2 Tbsp
Kale Pesto
1 cup
Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes , halved
to taste
Salt and Pepper
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Step 1
Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and cook Whole Wheat Fusilli Pasta (1 1/2 cups) according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
Step 2
In a saucepan on medium heat, add Butter (1 Tbsp) . Once the butter melts, add the All-Purpose Flour (1 Tbsp) and whisk until there are no clumps of flour. Keep whisking, and once the mixture turns semi-golden, quickly pour in the Milk (1 cup) .
Step 3
Bring milk to a simmer and add White Cheddar Cheese (1 1/2 cups) . Stir until the cheese has completely melted. Stir in Kale Pesto (2 Tbsp) .
Step 4
Add in the pasta and stir until it is well coated. Mix in Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes (1 cup) , Salt and Pepper (to taste) . Serve while hot!

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