Caprese Mac and Cheese Recipe

Caprese Mac and Cheese Recipe

How To Make Caprese Mac and Cheese

Try your hand on this caprese pasta dish! It’s similar to that gooey mac and cheese flavor, and topped with fresh ingredients.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 8ozdry elbow macaroni
  • 2tbspbutter
  • 2tbspall-purpose flour
  • cupsmilk
  • ½cupcream
  • 8ozfresh mozzarellagrated
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepperto taste
  • 2Roma tomatoesdiced
  • 3tbspfresh basilchopped


  1. Cook the pasta according to directions listed on the package to al dente. Drain pasta.

  2. n a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.

  3. Add in the flour and cook for 1 minute, whisking constantly.

  4. Slowly pour in the milk and cream while whisking.

  5. Increase the heat to medium-high and bring the mixture just to a boil, stirring constantly, then reduce the heat to low.

  6. Stir in the fresh mozzarella, and cook, stirring constantly until melted.

  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  8. Toss in the drained pasta, then let rest over warm heat for 2 to 3 minutes.

  9. Plate the pasta and top with diced tomatoes and fresh basil.

  10. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 602.75kcal
  • Fat: 32.91g
  • Saturated Fat: 19.56g
  • Trans Fat: 0.23g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.14g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.58g
  • Carbohydrates: 52.82g
  • Fiber: 2.52g
  • Sugar: 7.62g
  • Protein: 23.86g
  • Cholesterol: 108.44mg
  • Sodium: 614.35mg
  • Calcium: 416.27mg
  • Potassium: 388.25mg
  • Iron: 1.43mg
  • Vitamin A: 325.88µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.78mg
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