Pesto Mac & Cheese

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“In Napoli, where love is king…” This pesto recipe is one “Mombo Italiano” flavor married perfectly to our robust Flagship sauce. Pesto fusilli alla scilliana, LOOK OUT. This is a meal all on its own, a savory force to be reckoned with. If you love pesto and love cheese – you struck gold because this is the easiest and tastiest combination of the two you’ll find!

Pesto mac and cheese

Cooking and Serving Tips

Making pesto at home is a quick process and the ingredient list is simple enough. You can make a tasty (and fresh) pesto with just pine nuts, parmesan, basil, olive oil, and salt. Combine the ingredients in a food processor until a thick paste-like substance forms. In a pinch, there are also tons of delicious in-store options for pesto. Pro tip: “World’s Best” Mac & Cheese is also easy to find at grocery stores so you can cover all your bases in one trip!

Serve & Store

Let cool for 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy hot. Leftovers can be stored in the fridge for 3 to 5 days.

Pesto

Recipe

Instructions

Cook “World’s Best” Mac & Cheese according to cooking instructions.

Immediately after removing the mac and cheese from the oven, fold in the pesto. Top with the Flagship cheese and optional pesto drizzle.

Return the pan to the oven and bake for 5 minutes or until the top is melted.

Let set for 5 minutes. Serve hot.

Prep Time:

5 to 15 minutes

Cook Time:

40 to 50 minutes

Total Time:

about 1 hour

Serves:

2 to 4 (as a side)

Ingredients

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“World’s Best” Mac & Cheese

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