Barilla® Tomato Basil Mac & Cheese

Barilla® Tomato Basil Mac & Cheese A simple weeknight dinner that puts a twist on a family favorite dish.


Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 25 mins

    COOK : 10 mins

    TOTAL : 35 mins

    SERVING : 8

    YIELD : 8 servings

Instructions Checklist
  • Bring 4 to 6 quarts of water to a rolling boil, add salt to taste and the Elbows; stir gently.

  • Cook pasta according to package directions; remove from heat and drain well.

  • Meanwhile, in a small pot bring the broth to a boil and add the sweet potato; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until soft, then remove from heat.

  • In a blender combine the sweet potato, broth, Tomato & Basil Sauce and salt; cover and blend until smooth.

  • In a very large skillet bring the blended sauce mixture to a low simmer. Remove from heat; slowly stir in cheese until melted (mixture may appear curdled). Stir pasta into the sauce in skillet. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir in enough milk to make a creamy consistency.

  • Serve topped with fresh basil.

Per Serving: 337 calories; protein 14.9g; carbohydrates 50.2g; fat 9.2g; cholesterol 29.8mg; sodium 399.6mg.