Caprese Nachos

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Prep Time 10 MIN

Cook Time 10 MIN

Serves 4

Aylmer® Accents® Italian Stewed Tomatoes

Ingredients:

  • 1 bag (300 g) tortilla chips
  • 1 can (540 mL) Aylmer® Accents® Italian Stewed Tomatoes, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 ball (100 g) buffalo mozzarella cheese, halved and sliced
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) torn fresh basil
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) balsamic glaze (optional)

Directions:

  1. Cook Catelli Smart® Macaroni according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup (125 mL) pasta water.
  2. Meanwhile, in large skillet set over medium heat, whisk together cream cheese and milk. Simmer for 1 to 2 minutes or until melted. Stir in Aylmer® Accents® Garlic and Olive Oil Petite Cut Stewed Tomatoes.
  3. Add salt and pepper. Stir in half each of the mozzarella and Parmesan cheese until combined; simmer for 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted and sauce is thickened.
  4. Add reserved pasta and pasta water to skillet; toss until coated and heated through.
  5. Transfer pasta to greased 8-inch (2 L) square baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
  6. Broil for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden and bubbling. Sprinkle with parsley.

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