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9 INGREDIENTS 4 STEPS 30min

Pesto Mac n' Cheese

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4 Ratings
Normal mac n' cheese recipe with some pesto and heirloom cherry tomato upgrades!
Pesto Mac n' Cheese Recipe | SideChef
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Normal mac n' cheese recipe with some pesto and heirloom cherry tomato upgrades!
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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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!
http://www.milkandcardamom.com/
30min
Total Time
$2.24
Cost Per Serving

Ingredients

Servings
2
US / METRIC
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
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
871
FAT
46.7 g
PROTEIN
39.4 g
CARBS
74.4 g

Cooking Instructions

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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 (to taste) , and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) . Serve while hot!

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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
871
% Daily Value*
Fat
46.7 g
60%
Saturated Fat
25.6 g
128%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
124.3 mg
41%
Carbohydrates
74.4 g
27%
Fiber
8.5 g
30%
Sugars
12.3 g
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Protein
39.4 g
79%
Sodium
663.6 mg
29%
Vitamin D
--
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Calcium
856.3 mg
66%
Iron
3.2 mg
18%
Potassium
149.0 mg
3%
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