Creamy Rosé Mac ’N’ Cheese

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Prep Time 10 MIN

Cook Time 10 MIN

Serves 4

Aylmer® Accents® Garlic and Olive Oil Petite Cut Stewed Tomatoes

Ingredients:

  • 1 pkg (375 g) Catelli Smart® Macaroni
  • 6 oz (170 g) cream cheese
  • 1 cup (250 mL) milk
  • 1 can (540 mL) Aylmer® Accents® Garlic and Olive Oil Petite Cut Stewed Tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) freshly grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh parsley

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.

Recipe Tips:

  1. Add hot pepper flakes to pasta sauce if desired.
  2. This dish is also delicious made with Aylmer® Accents® Spicy Red Pepper Petite Cut Stewed Tomatoes

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