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Baked Mac Pesto

5 from 1 vote
Author: Olive
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Ingredients (click ingredient to buy it)

For Topping


  • First preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cook macaroni shells for about 11 minutes or al dente, drain and set aside. While pasta is cooking, start making the Beschamel sauce with pesto
  • Melt butter in a saucepan under moderate heat.
  • add flour to the melted butter and stir for about 2 minutes.
  • Slowly add milk while stirring to prevent clumps. Use a whisk if you have one.
  • Add garlic salt and ground black pepper to season, keep stirring until the sauce coats the back of the spoon.
  • Add a cup of pesto sauce and then the cheeses,
  • let cook for about 5 minutes more.
  • Do a taste test. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
  • Add in the cooked macaroni toss gently until evenly mixed
  • Pour the pasta onto a buttered baking dish
  • Sprinkle cheese mixture for topping evenly and cover baking dish with foil and bake for about 25-30 minutes or until the topping begins to bubble.
  • Turn off oven.
  • Serve immediately , it is very hot so be careful. Enjoy:)
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