Caprese Mac and Cheese

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You can never have enough cheese when it comes to pasta! Add extra mozzarella, fresh tomatoes and basil leaves for a fresh summer twist on Annie's Organic Shells & White Cheddar

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Prep time 5mins
Cook time 25mins
Serves or Makes: 5

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  • 2 packages of Annie's Organic Shells & White Cheddar Mac and Cheese
  • 1 cup milk of choice
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 (8 ounce) ball mozzarella, thinly sliced into rounds
  • 1 large tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • salt, as needed
  • black pepper as needed


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • Step 2

    Bring 3 quarts of salted water to a rolling boil. Add pasta and cook until al dente, drain and set aside.

  • Step 3

    Reduce heat to low, add milk and butter to pan. Stir until melted. Once melted, add Annie's Mac and Cheese, Cheese Packets. Stir until thoroughly combined, then add 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese. Stir until thoroughly combined. Add pasta and paprika to cheese mixture. Stir thoroughly and place mac and cheese mixture into a cast iron skillet.

  • Step 4

    Layer sliced mozzarella on top of mac and cheese. Next, layer tomato on top of mozzarella. Sprinkle with salt and place in oven to cook for 20 minutes, or until nicely browned.

  • Step 5

    Remove from oven, top with fresh basil and let rest for 5 minutes. 6. Add salt and pepper, to taste. Dish up and enjoy!